Personal Branding Strategy: How to Get Really Famous

How to get really famous. Here’s a proven personal branding strategy to stand out, grow your audience, and make your mark. You can apply the ideas to your business to grow an outstanding personal brand.


Be Right Back

Be right back. Last week I had laser eye surgery. The recovery is taking longer than expected. I’ve been advised to avoid screens for 2 weeks. I am taking a short pause from the blog, and will be back at it next week (knock on wood).


Public Speaking Is Like Snowboarding

Public speaking is a thrill. It’s like snowboarding. But to be a truly great speaker you’ve got to master it, just like snowboarding. You’re not born an incredible orator. It takes training, practice, and the ability to pick yourself up when you fall down.


Busy Is Not a Badge of Honor

Busy has become a badge of honor. We reward people who work 80+ hours a week. We reward people who don’t take breaks or time off work. We reward people who forgo sleep. We reward people who say, “I’m busy.” But is being busy productive? Or more importantly, is being busy healthy? I am learning it’s not.


The Will To Win

Brands that win, fight. Growing a Sticky Brand takes more than building a strategy and executing it. It’s personal. It’s you versus them. And losing is not an option.


Entrepreneurship: It’s The Life We Choose

“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”

I don’t know who said this quote, but it’s stuck with me for several years. There’s so much truth to it.


Personal Brands Are Not Corporate Brands

A personal brand is not a corporate brand.

The brand building process is different. The outcomes are different. The goals are different.

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Sticky Branding Beats Oprah

There is nothing more intoxicating than selling a product or service that you are passionate about. It fuels you. It motivates you. It pushes you to fight and win. And that passion is exactly what drove Sticky Branding (the book) to be listed on the Globe and Mail Bestsellers List.


Skip New Year’s Resolutions, Focus On Goals and Habits

88% of people fail to achieve their New Year’s Resolutions. Skip the resolutions. Focus on developing 1 Big Goal, 3-5 Secondary Goals, and the habits that will drive success. Make the New Year your best year ever.


Goal Setting Worksheet

Achieve your Big Goals with this Goal Setting Worksheet. The worksheet helps you develop SMART Goals, and transform your business and life.