Student Branding Blog – Dan Schawbel The Student Branding Blog, part of the Personal Branding Network, is the #1 resource for career and personal branding advice for high school, college and graduate students.
Last week, we talked about Madonna’s continued success and probed the attributes that have contributed to her long and successful career. We went over the first two valuable lessons that we can learn from Madonna on establishing ourselves and remaining relevant (in vogue) throughout our careers: 1) Discovering your talents and 2) Applying your talents. [...]
I just got back from a wonderful long weekend in NYC, where I saw the Sunday matinee of Avenue Q. After the show, I was left with one thought: what’s my purpose? Avenue Q is about a recent college graduate who moves to NYC with a job in hand and moves onto Avenue Q, the [...]
Personal branding should be unique. Personal branding should be remarkable. Personal branding should be… personal. Instead, it seems the goal of most building an online personal brand is working toward neutral, non-confrontational–boring, even. We scrub our Facebook pages, sanitize and corporatize our Linkedin summaries, and make our resumes read like clones of everyone else’s resume. [...]