Highlights of This Episode:
- What skills Mike teaches people as part of creating their personal brands
- What’s challenging about creating a brand within a brand
- Why companies should embrace, rather than be threatened by, their employees’ brands
- How to work with the tension that arises when you start feeling trapped by your own brand
- How Mike works on his projects while being a stay-at-home dad
- What he learned from the Charity: Water telethon he ran
- Why the “grind” stage doesn’t mean that you’re doing something wrong
- How Mike defines “taking action”
“Run the point — take action from where you are, with what you have. Everything else we can do from there.” –Mike Bruny (Click to share – thanks!)
About Mike Ambassador Bruny:
Mike Ambassador Bruny is on a mission to help individuals discover their greatness and live it. His latest project, Brand Inside a Brand, focuses on personal branding for the working professional. Mike most recently worked for Intel as an operations manager and employee ambassador strategist. He is the author of Move the Crowd: 30 Days of Hip-Hop Affirmations to Change Your Life, as well as a speaker, a certified life coach, and an alum of the Boston-based Leaders of Color Development Program from The Partnership, Inc. You can find his content in places like Forbes.com, Social Media Examiner, and BlackEnterprise.com. He’s also a stay-at-home dad to his 10-month-old son, Emerson.
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Welcome to Project World
- Brand Inside a Brand
- Move the Crowd: 30 Days of Hip-Hop Affirmations to Change Your Life
- The Partnership, Inc.
- Ekaterina Walter
- Justin Levy
- Scott Monty
- Matt Cutts
- Guy Kawasaki
- Charity: Water
- Chris Brogan
- Russell Simmons, Do You!
- Andre Taylor
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