In the digital age, personal branding is an absolute must. In fact, while you may not realize it, you already have a brand. How you present yourself face-to-face, on social media and Google are all reflective of the brand you’re building. Whether you’re seeking a new job, wanting to move up in your organization, thinking about a career change, launching a new business or looking to attract new clients, a strong consistent personal brand is key to creating new opportunities for your career or business.
Any mention of the US Virgin Islands conjures up a Caribbean island fantasy – white sandy beaches, turquoise blue waters, sipping cocktails from pineapple cups. People go to get away from stress and relax. But relaxing can be hard when many of the beaches are filled with trash and seaweed, like St. Croix. It also didn’t help to have a three-year-old nephew determined (kind of like an organized crime) to be difficult all vacation long.
We discussed the exciting project I’ve been spending so much time working on. Lancaster Young Professionals is hosting its first-ever Red Rose Gala on October 28. It’s kind of a big deal. You can read more about it here or buy your tickets now.
We’re also looking for two young professionals to receive our first award, the Lancaster Young Influencer Award. Community service is such a big part of our organization. So, we decided to create an award honoring two great young people in Lancaster who dedicate their time giving back to the community. If you or someone you know qualifies for the award, please nominate them. The nomination deadline is September 5.
The magic of the Pacific Northwest is hard to capture with words. From breathtaking cliffs butting up against the glassy ocean to lush, deep forests of mysterious, vibrant ecosystems, our experience there was a truly unforgettable adventure.
Shakey Graves is a country/blues musician hailing from Austin, Texas. He oozes Americana, but in a fun, tongue-in-cheek kind of way. This particular tune of his, “Dearly Departed,” features musician Esmé Patterson.
To celebrate the launch of BBC Music, The Beach Boys’ masterpiece “God Only Knows” was remade with various artists. It made me smile. See how many people you can spot.