Episode #10 // Personal Branding

"Personal brands give creatives the opportunity to build a biz around simply being who you are."
- Emily Thompson

In today’s episode of Being Boss Kathleen shares why it’s important for creative entrepreneurs to blend who they are with what they do.

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Topics discussed:

  • What is a personal brand?
  • Why it is important to have a personal brand
  • How to step into the power of your personal brand after working a day job
  • How to identify aspects of your personal brand
  • Why your personal brand should attract your tribe or repel the bad fits
  • How your personal brand instills trust in client relationships and results in enthusiastic approval
  • Little steps you can take to own your personal brand
  • Personal style and how it matters to your personal brand

Be who you are in business

KATHLEEN SAID:

'A personal brand is showing up as yourself 100% of the time in work and life.' -@andkathleen Click To Tweet 'You can't please everyone. Give people permission to not like you.' -@andkathleen Click To Tweet 'Having a personal brand is being brave enough to be enthusiastic about the things you love.' -@andkathleen Click To Tweet 'Like attracts like.' -@andkathleen Click To Tweet

Show up as yourself in business

EMILY SAID:

'Personal brands give creatives the opportunity to build a biz around simply being who you are.' -@EmilyM_Thompson Click To Tweet 'As you grow your personal brand will grow and shift.' -@EmilyM_Thompson Click To Tweet

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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • What is a personal brand?
  • Why it is important to have a personal brand
  • How to step into the power of your personal brand after working a day job
  • How to identify aspects of your personal brand
  • Why your personal brand should attract your tribe or repel the bad fits
  • How your personal brand instills trust in client relationships and results in enthusiastic approval
  • Little steps you can take to own your personal brand
  • Personal style and how it matters to your personal brand

RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE

MORE FROM KATHLEEN

Braid Creative
The Braid Method Branding ECourse

MORE FROM EMILY

Indie Shopography
Rock Your Web Design Business
Indie Tactics Newsletter

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