3 10, 2017

Seeking Clarity

By | 2017-10-03T13:36:06+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why is it you feel so much sorrow for someone you never met? With the news of Tom Petty's rather untimely passing last night, I couldn't help but be reminded of how I felt when Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died. Steve's death wasn't as much a shock as it was deflating. His health had been [...]

28 09, 2017

Creating a Following

By | 2017-09-27T16:12:10+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I'm not normally one to pump up numbers or milestones, especially after just turning 39 (hold the applause), but yesterday I hit a milestone I am a bit proud of, professionally speaking. I hit 1,000 followers on LinkedIn. Yeah, I know: "Ian's going to talk about the digital resume website again." It goes beyond that. [...]

13 09, 2017

The Teacher Who Turned the Franchise Around

By | 2017-09-13T11:14:05+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I've been experiencing a lot of gratitude over the last few days, and it is all directed towards one person. My fourth-grade teacher. I shared a shorter version of this on my LinkedIn profile, but once again I felt as though the 1,300-character limit just wasn't enough to express how thankful I am to have [...]

5 09, 2017

Discovering a New LinkedIn

By | 2017-09-05T06:31:09+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Thoughts|0 Comments

We've all said it once or twice in our lives: "How in the hell does LinkedIn work?" For the longest time, for me anyway, it was a digital resume with all the usual ingredients: 1 cup of awful profile photo 3 tbs. of cookie-cutter headline 2 tsp. of boring summary 4 tbs. of past employment [...]

29 08, 2017

Are Your Professional Headshots Tax Deductible?

By | 2017-08-29T06:12:58+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It's never too soon to begin thinking about tax season, right? Yuck. But what about putting your polished new professional headshots to work for you on tax day? Disclaimer: I have to state that this blog post is not official accounting or tax advice yada yada yada because I'm not your accountant or your tax [...]

22 08, 2017

Getting the Best Professional Headshots for Business

By | 2017-08-22T11:55:59+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Headshots|0 Comments

"Everybody needs professional headshots these days." - Me, 2016. When I first cranked up headshot photography, this was something I repeated often but didn't fully grasp. Of course, the headshot guy would say such a big, bold statement. Over time, I was able to realize just how true that statement might be. Sure, not *every [...]

15 08, 2017

Business Headshots: Clothing Choices

By | 2017-08-15T06:27:58+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Headshots|0 Comments

It's bound to happen. Friday afternoon rolls around and just as you're beginning to daydream about your relaxing weekend, your boss drops some news on you that the office is having new professional business headshots done on Monday morning starting at 9 o'clock. In alphabetical order. Your last name is 'Aaron.' For some, you begin [...]

8 08, 2017

Headshots and Future-Proofing

By | 2017-08-08T07:55:19+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Headshots|0 Comments

Wouldn't you love it if you stumbled across a blog post that offered solutions to a problem you haven't had yet? Follow along for a moment as I talk about why you might need multiple professional headshots in your image arsenal (while still making a point on a single headshot). Variety is the spice of [...]

1 08, 2017

The Case for Horizontal Headshots

By | 2017-08-01T08:58:54+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Headshots|0 Comments

I get asked this one a lot. Why are your headshots formatted horizontally? Well, I'll try to explain this in 800 words or less. "Space is the breath of art." - Frank Lloyd Wright Mr. Wright was a brilliant architect and interior designer. I had the luckiest of chances to take in one of his [...]

25 07, 2017

Personal Brand Spotlight | Diana Licalzi

By | 2017-07-24T14:46:49+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Profiles|0 Comments

Every so often you read a story where a couple of former Major Leaguers work together to do something great. Alright, so it's a bit different in this case, but it sounded good. Diana Licalzi is a former colleague of mine at the Commissioner's Office for Major League Baseball in New York. With a career [...]