Is It Finally Time to Move Your LinkedIn Profile?

A recent workforce survey by the recruiting firm Spherion found that as many as 85% of workers have some sort of side hustle, earning some form of supplementary income. So the timing of a recent LinkedIn profile update (or rather return) could be good news for many of you.  Making others aware either verbally, with a […]

Connecting Sales, Marketing & You Inc on LinkedIn in 2017

Below is my TED-style talk at the Haste & Hustle conference earlier this year – includes the Pinata BBQ Accountant story. It is imperative that you understand how to leverage LinkedIn’s benefits for the sales AND marketing of You Inc. and build a profile that stands out. Paul Copcutt will show you how to use […]

10 Ways LinkedIn Can Help Build Your Local Business

Imagine standing at a local networking event and every second that passes, two more new people walked in the door. It would soon get packed! This is exactly what is happening 24 hours a day on LinkedIn as 7,200 new members join ever hour. As the world’s largest professional network, with over 450 million members, […]

Lessons From Discover Your Personal Brand Conference – The All Star Panel

This past weekend I had the opportunity to speak again at the Discover Your Personal Brand Conference.  DYPB 2016 was different from 2014 in a number of ways. The focus was more toward small business and the caliber of speaker, panels and attendees was awesome. There were many inspiring young Canadians in attendance that really […]

Discover Your Personal Brand 2016 #DYPB16

Last chance to book tickets for #DYPB16 – dypb.ca  TODAY only! Half Price Tickets to #DYPB16 #Toronto Aug 12-13. Buy One Get One Free! picatic.com/DYPB16 #BOGO over 50 experts & speakers on personal branding

Get Noticed And Appreciated By Your Boss With These 7 Personal Brand Exercises

It is critical to your success that others know about your personal brand and what it stands for, here are 7 ways to help you do that. Jane was a Senior VP at one of the banks. She had been there for 15 years with regular career moves and promotions.  Now she was frustrated because […]

Lead, Be Free, Find Success at Work

If you feel like a square peg in a round hole at the office, like the person who believes collaboration will lead to more success than competition, like people and passion come before transactions, and that your experience at the office can be different, then keep reading. I’ve been invited to join an amazing lineup of experts […]

The #1 Mistake (Nearly) Everyone Makes on LinkedIn and What to do About It.

If someone is going to search for your name on Google are they going to type in First Name, Last Name and a series of random letters and numbers?  Of course not! Then why do you continue to label your professional profile on LinkedIn this way? What most people do not realize is that you […]