Follow your passion – Brand 2.0

What’s your goal?  Where do you see yourself and your career going?  Dan Schawbel has turned his vision into a thriving business.  Typically you see people who’ve worked at major consulting firms and companies break away and create this type of personal brand.  But Dan has managed this in his 20’s. 

He’s used the ideas from many seasoned professional and created a book, blog, magazine, awards, speaking industry and recruited numerous people to blog with him on related topics.  He’s picked a timely topic in this recession and he’s living his topic.  His personal branding platform has created a “world wide rave“.  

His book and blog have great content.  If you’ve been thinking about trying something – do it.  The tools are available for you as an individual to make it happen.  If this is your dream – take a few minutes to imagine what that looks like, who is your target audience, what pieces do you want to create to represent you?  Try it!  Take a look at the Creative Disruption post – Adam Hartung numerous cases where companies who have tried new things and succeed make more money than companies who are “locked in” to their everyday path. 

You can do it if you really want to.  We invest our time in work – why not invest time in yourself?  It’s paying off for Dan and Adam.  It can pay off for you.

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