If you’re waiting for the perfect time, you’ll be waiting forever. Take ACTION, make a MOVE, DO something about it!
I was at a networking meeting this morning and heard a comment I hear very often. “Give me six months and then I’ll be ready for photos.” This got me to thinking. Why do so many people wait for branding photos? Our world would be so much better… People could be making much more money… So much stress would be alleviated… If people just ACTED instead of procrastinating.
YOU ARE YOUR BRAND! YOU! Right now! and six months from now!
Come on. You know you need them. We all do. But how many times have you pushed off getting that new headshot? or postponed your personal branding photography session a couple of months?
In all honesty, I’m guilty of saying...
“Martin Luther King, Jr., was the conscience of his generation. He gazed upon the great wall of segregation and saw that the power of love could bring it down. From the pain and exhaustion of his fight to fulfill the promises of our founding fathers for our humblest citizens, he wrung his eloquent statement of his dream for America. He made our nation stronger because he made it better. His dream sustains us yet.” – President Jimmy Carter on Dr. King being posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Martin Luther King, Jr = FEARLESS Brand. I remember being in high school when Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday became a national holiday. There were lessons about him in history class. People were talking about him on TV. We learned about his March on Washington, The Mongomery Bus Boycott, The March on Fear.
For most people my age and older, hearing the words “I have a dream…” invokes a lesson learned in history class or memory...