Category Archives: personal branding

Why you can’t buy your way out of a bad review

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Today I received an email trying to sell me on “reputation management”: If you’re not familiar, these types offer relief from a bad review on websites like Rip Off Report, Glassdoor, and Pissed Consumer– site rife for abuse with anyone with an axe to grind against an individual or company…. Read more »

The ugly reason why your career is failing

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Today someone reached out to me seeking a job for a friend. This “friend” doesn’t have any credentials, isn’t interested in demonstrating their expertise, and above all…doesn’t know me. Their excuse? They’re too busy to build a professional profile. If someone is looking for work, what are the odds that… Read more »

I just don’t have enough

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Not enough time. Not enough money. I don’t have enough in every aspect of my life. And so I adopt a scarcity attitude, justifying my rude behavior towards others. After all, if there isn’t enough to go around, it’s a dog eat dog world, right? There are only so many… Read more »

Only 44% of American adults have a good job

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Our government say the unemployment rate is only 5.6%, but it’s a “big lie” according to Joe Clifton, CEO of Gallup. Gallup is a measurement and polling company, so if anyone knows how to manipulate numbers, they would. We’ve talked about the slave economy, where people have micro-jobs, but are still… Read more »