Are you ready to step out of the box?
Hi, I’m Marietta. A writer and personal brand strategist dedicated to helping you build a brand that makes you worry less and live more.
Living a passionate life involves building a career that allows you to LIVE on your own terms (not the mediocre terms someone else sets for you).
Life isn’t always packaged in a perfect little box. But something tells me you don’t fit in one either. Seriously – why should anyone be put in a box?
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Ah, the beginning of a new year brings on a renewed desire for new starts. New habits. New jobs. New weight loss goals. New travel plans. Everything new. We even clean up the house to bring in the new year (almost like preparing for a visit from a nosey mother-in-law...read more
Ah, election season. The time of year when you don’t need novelas or water cooler chat for some drama. You can lounge on the couch watching TV and, boom, a perfectly placed commercial slips in ending with “I am so and so, and I approve this message." (Uh huh, as if it...read more
I recently had the pleasure of co-facilitating a webinar with Marie Zimenoff, CEO of Career Thought Leaders where we discussed social branding. In Building Your Personal Brand (It's More Than LinkedIn!), we walked career professionals and job seekers through the...read more
It took five years, seven hours, and six minutes to complete my first (and only) marathon on November 3, 2013. Sure, the five years wasn’t the actual race, but the time spent making it possible counts just the same. That unforgettable day almost didn’t happen, though....read more
LinkedIn's Endorsements feature is like the extra parts left over after you assemble furniture. Sure, it's a part of your profile, but do you give it much thought?The “Skills & Endorsements” section is supposed to be a way to validate your personal brand. But its...read more
Personal branding is a hot topic whether it’s for people who swear by it or people who swear at it (You know, those who treat it like a person they just don't like, even though they can't give any solid reasons why). I get it, though. There’s no shortage of...read more