Tag Archives: personal development

Branding Yourself: How to Create Your Personal Brand

When most people think of a brand they usually think about dance shoes, their favorite clothing lines, appliances, stores, etc. But what about people? Believe it or not people are brands. Take Oprah for example… What are the top three things you think of when you hear her name?              – Wealth              – OWN              – Harpo These are ... Read More »

Picasso Charged For Experience. Do you?


Legend has it that Pablo Picasso was sketching in the park when an enthusiastic woman approached him. “ It’s you — Picasso, the great artist! Oh, please. You must sketch my portrait! I insist.” So Picasso agreed to sketch her. After studying her for a quick moment, he used a single pencil stroke to create her portrait. He handed the women his ... Read More »

The Beauty of Taking Responsibility

It’s annoying to be around someone who has a “why me” attitude. You know the type. The person who: •        never takes responsibility for anything •        has a false perception of self •        can’t hear the truth as it relates to them •        cuts you off mid-sentence with, “I didn’t have anything to do with it.” It wasn’t my fault.” ... Read More »

No To Panty Hose

In 1995, I was recruited by the Sara Lee Corporation as Brand Manager for one of their boring panty hose lines. This was not my idea of a good time. I wanted something different, something more. At the time I couldn’t really explain what it was. The only thing I knew with certainty was that I wanted to dance. My ... Read More »

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