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Difficult times call for perspective, reflection, and action. During this global pandemic, local businesses have been hit hard, many are a casualty of the economy coming to a sudden halt, others are hanging by a thread. I want to offer some inspiration and hope from brands that are sticking theContinue Reading

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And how to use them as inspiration to develop your brand narrative. As a brand, I’m quite sure you’ve been drilled on the importance of your core values as a cornerstone of your business. But they should not be left on the pages of your business plan. A string ofContinue Reading

First, there’re a couple of key things you must now right off the bat. A personal brand is not built in a day. You create your brand with your journey. Your personal brand is you. So,Β Who are you? What do you stand for? What do you believe in? How toContinue Reading

Elegant, minimalist, versatile, soft, eye-catching, professional. Some of my favorite branding words are all part ofΒ  this fab Free Good of the week. After complaining, mostly to ourselves, that variety and style were missing from PowerPoint templates, this week another high-quality product popped on the CreativeMarket selection of Free GoodsContinue Reading

Gio Camacho is on a mission to deconstruct personal branding as we know it and remake the concept, not just with a human face but a human heart. I met this creative at a recent local expo. He was there to support clients and colleagues, promote creative industries and doContinue Reading

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As we talked about in a previous post about reasons to start blogging now, a blog is an invaluable resource for the creative entrepreneur. It’s your platform, your virtual home, the place where you welcome your audience, followers, clients, and offer them a little more of you. As a creative,Continue Reading

Why should we feel any measure of shame when we decide to change paths, careers, relationships? Does life always stay the same? Does anybody’s life trajectory is truly linear? No, our lives’ stories (like the best stories) have twists and turns. We move forward and step back, recalculate, go again.Continue Reading

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It seems fitting to inaugurate the re-birth of The Creative Confidential Blog by answering this recent #Quora #Question: Why You Should Be Blogging In 2018? with a post. The up-voted answer was originally shared by marketing expert Matt Brennan from the Business2Business Community.Β Inspired by his on-the-nose answer, I want toContinue Reading

Speaking of Blogging… Blogloving is a site that allows you to curate the content you want to see, read and feed your inspiration from. It’s a good way to ease yourself into the blogging community. It’s about being a follower while you are becoming a leader. It’s about time management.Continue Reading