Career & Personal BrandingResources

Career Resources

To get you started with relaunching your career and personal brand, here are the most useful resources and tools I recommend regularly to my clients and audiences navigating career transitions. 

You can also join my free Career & Personal Branding Resource Hub to access more exclusive tools I’ve created myself to help you overcome the challenges of making a career change and market your personal brand more powerfully.

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Disclaimer: Some links below are affiliate links. Rest assured I recommend only tools & services I’ve used myself and genuinely believe are useful. 

Career Change Resources

7 STAGES ROADMAP

My guide to the common stages of changing careers. Identify your current stage and how to move forward.

MY TEDX CAREER TALK

Hear my own career change story, the questions I asked myself to clarify my direction, and how to overcome the barriers to change.

RELAUNCHING YOUR CAREER

Watch my talk on how to overcome the barriers of making a major career change and lessons I’ve learned from my own career changes.

INSPIRING
CAREER TALKS

Check out my favorite career talks, conversations, and role models who inspired me to make brave, positive career & life changes.

Personal Branding Resources

GREAT ARTICLES

My Medium collection of curated articles on personal branding and marketing yourself.

BRAND YOURSELF

Useful online reputation management tool I’ve used myself to clarify my online presence and Google rankings.

FORBES

My Forbes articles about personal branding & career change.

CANVA DESIGN

To create simple graphics to express your personal brand, I turn to Canva for basic design needs.

Podcasts for your Career

CAREER RELAUNCH

My podcast on navigating the challenges of career change. Check out the Podcast episodes page.

CAREER TOOLS

The most useful podcast I’ve found to help you navigate the challenges of working in the corporate world.

MANAGER TOOLS

Mark Horstman’s actionable advice has had a HUGE impact on my own managerial effectiveness.

GOOD LIFE PROJECT

Jonathan Fields & guests reground me, take a step back from my work, and gain perspective.

Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

COMPETITIVE EDGE

Scott Britton & guests give actionable advice on taking your life & business to the next level (sadly, discontinued)

HOW I BUILT THIS

This NPR podcast thoughtfully hosted by Guy Raz gives a realistic glimpse into the ups and inevitable downs of starting your own business.

THE FIZZLE SHOW

Learn how to build a business around your passions. Engaging, honest, and practical.

STARTUP

Get a glimpse into launching your own business. IMHO, Season 1 was MUCH better than subsequent seasons.

Marketing Your Business

COLLATERAL: MOO.COM

For business cards or stationary, I go with Moo.com. Great service, quality, and designs. I use them for all my physical collateral. Get 20% off your first order.

DESIGN:
UPWORK

To find freelancers for my design, marketing, and administrative needs, I turn to Upwork. I find they have some of the highest quality talent at reasonable prices.

TASKS:
FIVERR

For basic assistance with simple design, creative, administrative, or production tasks, I use Fiverr. It’s cheaper than Upwork, although the quality varies greatly.

CROWDSOURCE: 99DESIGNS

Crowdsource designs, logos, and creative materials. I used 99 designs for web design. I’ve generally found designers here to be higher quality that other freelance platforms.

More Resources for Business Owners

If you’re looking for good suppliers and tools to help you run your business, you may find my Business Resources page helpful.

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