Pablo text images

Become a Master at Creating Text Images

If Photoshop is a breeze for you, then read no further. This post is intended for people like me who are all thumbs when it comes to creating images for blog posts, social media networks, and presentations.

The good people at Buffer offer a tool called Pablo that enables you to quickly and easily create images imprinted with text. That’s what I did for the feature image above this post. Read More→

Maybe it’s OK to be just average and still excel.

Is it OK to Be Just Average and Still Be Successful?

School is starting for many students now that Labor Day is here. They will be encouraged to give it their best because that’s what it takes to succeed in life and in a career.

Not so fast. Maybe it’s OK to be just average and still excel. Read More→

Taking a break.

Going Fishin’ (Not Really, But Taking a Break)

Taking off tomorrow for my hometown of Manhattan (NY). Visiting friends and family, taking in the sights, attending the Mostly Mozart Festival concerts, and just having fun.

I’ll be back posting in a few weeks. See you then.

LinkedIn Profile Professional Headline and Summary

Use Keywords in Your LinkedIn Profile

Have you looked at your LinkedIn Profile lately?

If the blurb under your photo (and you DO have a photo, right?) is simply your title and company, then you have some work to do.

The most important components of your Linked Profile are your Professional Headline and Summary so you want them to be rich in the keywords people are searching.

There is a disconnect if you aren’t using those words to describe who you are. You won’t hit the bullseye with a weak Profile.

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