Personal Branding

Create a winning personal brand that sets you apart from the crowd.

Learnings From Ten-Thousand Hours Of LinkedIn Members Public

LinkedIn. Deep and emotional sigh. Love/hate doesn’t do my relationship with LinkedIn justice. On the one hand, grateful love. I wouldn’t have near the success I’ve had without it. My burgeoning career accelerated in no small part due to my neurotic obsession with LinkedIn, a/b

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Networking

The Dangerous Career Path of Reactive Complacency Members Public

Let’s be blunt. It feels good to be wanted. To feel desired. To be pursued. To feel valued. An attractive person takes an interest in you—with a flirty smirk, a kind gesture, or a sweet gift. Hehehe. Are they looking over here? Hehehe. The attention feels good. I

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Leadership

Own Your Digital Executive Presence Members Public

It’s been called many things: executive presence, gravitas, bravado, commanding the stage. But it means different things to different people—and in the past few years of juggling a primarily digital work environment, what it means to lead with your distinctive leadership presence has changed dramatically. In the past,

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Leadership

You're Insecure. Why Not Own It? Members Public

We're all insecure about something. And yes, that means you too. I thought it was just me (and maybe you thought it was just you). Then I thought it was the managers. Then directors. Then, funnily enough, it turned out to be vice presidents. Then the c-suite and founders. Then

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Narrative Building

Who You Need in Your Support System Members Public

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you like to build. Tinker. Experiment. Grow. Shifting the direction of your company and trying new things comes naturally. It’s human nature to want to run your ideas by others. But who truly understands? Being overly creative or experimental with your business can

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Networking

Your Career Success Makes You Unhappy Members Public

I had a recent conversation with a highly successful and respected entrepreneur regarding a Chief Executive Officer role they were offered. The executive is in their early 50s. Makes several hundred thousand a year. Lives in the country with their spouse and children. Works a flexible 4-to-6 hour day. And

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Leadership

Crush Your Next Interview Members Public

I’d like to acknowledge what I consider to be interviewing table stakes—because there is a lot of generic information out there regarding interviewing. This is not another one of those posts. Let's hop to it. (1) Research. Know about the company and the role you’re vying for.

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Interviewing

Always Give More Than You Take Members Public

Ah, value. Such a subjective and over-hyped concept to bring up. I may as well have said empathy—it’s the gold standard, you hear? What is value anyway? And more importantly, what’s in it for me? You see, I get value. I understand that you need substance right

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Networking