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Revisit Roundup: Building Your Portfolio

September 1, 2016

  First impressions matter. Whether you’re going on a date or a job interview, there’s always pressure to share the best parts of yourself. Most recently, Richmond UX hosted a talk with Jason Cranford Teague about portfolios. It gave me a chance to revisit several of my previous blog posts because a lot of the […]

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Traversing Personal Brand Management While Avoiding Company Brand Landmines

March 14, 2013

Having a personal brand helps to set you apart in a digital world where it’s really easy to get lost. Your brand becomes an asset, something that can even be negotiated with as you move through your career. You might be hired on to a company to be a thought leader or brand ambassador. Things […]

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How Gen-Y Can Ignite Their Creative Entrepreneurial Mojo: Part 1

September 20, 2012

Guest post by: Nikos Acuña Millennials have a unique collaborative skillset. They are bright, eager, and are passionate about being successful. They are tech-savvy, creative, conscious about their health and the environment, and they are extremely social, often having many overlapping concentric circles. Some employers would criticize Gen-Y for not having enough focus to excel […]

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Facebook’s Roadshow Video Starting the Business Discussion

May 4, 2012

Just as Mark Zuckerberg says in his company’s IPO Roadshow video: I grew up with the internet. I remember in college when I first got access to Facebook. We were friending everyone, and you began to say, “Facebook me” at parties whenever you met someone new. The concept of “friend” changed overnight…you counted everyone. Over […]

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Why I Love Texts from Hillary

April 6, 2012

If you haven’t seen them, you need to check out the Texts from Hillary memes that are going around the web. I started seeing the little text conversations pop up on Pinterest, and I started seeing which ones I could find. Visit the tumblr site for all of them, and I’m sure you’ll also start […]

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Four Steps to Building Community the Right Way

January 25, 2012

Ellie Scarborough, founder of, may be an expert on mending a broken heart, but she does all of that because she listens to her community. I had the opportunity to gain insights from her, and here are her best tips: Contrary to popular belief, building a bustling and cohesive community online is neither simple nor […]

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Netflix, Facebook: Customer or End-User Dilemma

September 26, 2011

Between the disappointing news that Netflix (NasdaqGS: NFLX) is going to spin off the DVD rental business, after already changing the subscription model (and losing Starz, one of the main reasons most of us watch streaming movies), and the newest face lift for Facebook, everyone’s saying, “What about your customers?” Spending a lot time doing company post-mortems […]

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LinkedIn Report: Claim Your Volunteer Hours on Your Profile

September 7, 2011

One of the things that I learned in my household was to always donate my skills and time. Serving is beneficial to your community, but you get a lot out of volunteering, as well. I’ve talked about career development on the cheap, and if you volunteer, you can gain a lot of skills depending on […]

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Brazen’s Executive Social Media Bootcamp

August 17, 2011

Living in my world, I forget there are many people who aren’t using the tools available at their fingertips. We plan weekend trips and wedding showers through Facebook, and Google is practically a teacher. Smartphones make it easy to share every thought, and even Angry Birds has become its own movement in pop culture. And […]

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