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June 3, 201410:31 AM

Is Your Work Your Hobby? tagged “Professional Development”

I tried to take electric bass lessons. It didn't last long. I know so many people who attempt to start playing an instrument once they have an established career, kids, some sense of security, and it never takes. You don't... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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September 20, 2013 8:48 PM

Opt In To Your Work tagged “Professional Development”

It's hard not to be inspired after spending some time at the Googleplex. It's a sprawling campus in Mountain View, California that houses Google. It's more like a city than a campus. Even the famed campus, doesn't hold all of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 24, 2013 8:20 AM

The New Resume tagged “Professional Development”

What are you able to disclose on an eight-and-a-half sheet of white paper? I can't imagine what it is like to apply for a job. I've chosen a very different professional life for myself. A lot of it was based... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 12, 2013 9:17 PM

Insane Ambition tagged “Professional Development”

How often do you feel lazy about your professional development? There are some moments when you're probably highly motivated and others when you struggle. It's like that one time that you decide to ditch the gym and simply can't find... Read more

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July 4, 201311:00 AM

A Real State Of Independence tagged “Professional Development”

It's easy to get caught up in the news. Whether you are celebrating the Fourth of July (and, if you are, Happy Fourth!) or following the news as it is unfolding in Egypt today, it can be somewhat easy to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 6, 201312:53 PM

The End Of Work-Life Balance tagged “Professional Development”

We have a problem when it comes to work-life balance. There is no such thing. This past month, I attended a conference in New York City called, Mirren New Business. It's about as niche of a conference as they come.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 16, 2013 7:57 PM

The Niche Of Things And Other Stuff tagged “Professional Development”

When was the last time you went to a conference and took twelve pages of detailed notes? Here's a truism: I am spoiled. As part of my role at Twist Image, I go out and speak to about sixty groups... Read more

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March 29, 2013 7:12 PM

Others tagged “Professional Development”

We don't celebrate our differences enough. It's somewhat ironic, sad and true. If you look at the news, there is always somebody, somewhere doing their best to push their values and beliefs on others. We could be talking about race,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 26, 201310:34 PM

The Art Of Public Speaking tagged “Professional Development”

Is there any true value in public speaking? It's a question that I get asked all of the time. Most entrepreneurs and marketers want to speak as a way to create a platform and put some thought leadership out into... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 23, 2013 8:01 AM

The Filter, The Advisor And Your Personal Advisory Board tagged “Professional Development”

What would Malcolm Gladwell do? One of the easiest ways to guide my professional and community life has been to find and build my own, personal, advisory board. But, here's the thing: the people who are on this highly personal... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 30, 2011 6:47 AM

The Haters tagged “Professional Development”

The Haters will tell you... Blogging doesn't have a ROI. A tweet is worthless. Getting someone to "like" your Facebook page doesn't increase your sales. A viral video may get millions of views, but there is no economic value to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 13, 2011 3:09 PM

Perpetual Start-Up tagged “Professional Development”

The majority of our world is filled with people who are concerned about their job. The lucky ones are concerned about how they're going to reach the next plateau or get their full bonus at the end of the quarter,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 26, 201111:05 PM

The Creative Imperative tagged “Professional Development”

How important is creativity in Marketing? It's not a loaded question. Some may say that the creativity can't stand on its own as it needs the strategy behind it that will drive the creative output. I think that's a mistake.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 1, 201110:24 AM

Poke, Poke... Who's There? It's Seth Godin tagged “Professional Development”

How many difference makers are there in the industry you serve? When it comes to marketing and communications, Seth Godin is - without question - a true game-changer. He holds many professional titles, including best-selling business book author (each of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 29, 201011:52 PM

The Followship Of Twitter tagged “Professional Development”

Full disclosure: I'm not the best at Twitter. Currently, when I put personal and professional time and effort into my online efforts, I prefer the focus to be on this Blog and the Podcast of the same name. It fits... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 18, 2009 5:39 PM

Six Common (But Overlooked) Speaking Mistakes tagged “Professional Development”

When having to get up in front of a group to present, it's always important to remember, know and master the basics of what makes a presentation great (those include structure, knowing your content, making eye contact, hand gestures, etc...).... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 5, 200711:47 PM

Online Personal Branding - The Next Wave Of Branding And Marketing Gets Personal tagged “Professional Development”

I've been a little cryptic about my whereabouts today, but now the cat is out of the bag. The first piece of media came out of The Vancouver Sun in an article titled, Your Online Persona Reflects Your True Image:... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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