I’ve talked before on this blog about how to make those first few minutes at a networking event way less awkward. What about when you’re not at a networking event, though? What do you do in those one-on-one networking meetings? How do you make sure you’re instantly unforgettable? (more…)
I teach personal branding workshops nearly every week, and I always open by asking students, “What do you think personal branding means?” Below are some of the most common answers I receive, which also happen to be the three biggest mistakes you can make when you’re building your personal brand. (more…)
Do you ever question your own ability to step up and become a leader?
Recently I had a conversation with a friend who wants to move vertically within her company, and be the one who’s leading projects—not just being assigned one-off tasks. The problem is, she’s a wait-too-long-to-strike kind of person, and takes too much caution for fear of failure. (more…)
Rajiv Nathan is co-founder of Idea Lemon and an adjunct instructor at Startup Institute Chicago, leading one-of-a-kind personal branding workshops to help students pitch themselves and tell their stories while networking and interviewing. (more…)