Someone needs your influence more than you think right now

So you want to speak on a specific topic you think will really help people, but right now you feel like no one needs your influence. Or you’re afraid of the backlash you’ll receive from it, so you’re hesitating on putting it out to the world… …This will help you get over that and seeContinue reading “Someone needs your influence more than you think right now”

What should you wear for your headshots? 6 tips to help you decide

I’ll be honest—I’m no fashionista for my everyday self (I don’t care enough to dress up every day). My best clothes are hand-me-downs from my sister (rompers, jumpers, and Instagram-worthy tops). And if left to my own devices, the most I’ll do for myself is pair a casual v-neck with the same ol’ jeans. AndContinue reading “What should you wear for your headshots? 6 tips to help you decide”

Is your headshot sabotaging you? Bad headshots vs good headshots

See, it’s not that you’re not the perfect candidate for that position you’ve been stalking, or that you’re just lacking the skills (after all your experiences? you’ve got everything you need!). It’s just that you’re not positioning yourself out in the world so the right people can see your genius and that you are their dream come true…

The One Thing That Really Makes You Valuable (Hint: It’s Not Being The Best)

Do you really have to be the best to be valuable? You have an idea for a business that makes you rattle on about it to anyone who will listen. Hell, you even daydream about the day Oprah will interview you for it! But when it comes to actually selling it, you clam up. “It’sContinue reading “The One Thing That Really Makes You Valuable (Hint: It’s Not Being The Best)”

Evia Necklace Product Photo Shoot

I love a good go-getter story. Dina Moyer, the creator of this stunning Evia necklace for her brand, Nina Xouris Collective, came to me to help her get the word out about it. Problem was, she needed these product shots the next day. Dina had previously submitted her own photos to the JCK Magazine Jeweler’sContinue reading “Evia Necklace Product Photo Shoot”

Abby’s Studio Headshots

It’s always fun to take a photo that looks like it should be on a magazine…when I saw the shot of Abby’s black-and-white blazer in my camera, I screamed “BALLER!” (didn’t know that word was still in my vocabulary) and told her she looked like she was being highlighted on Forbes. Then I laughed toContinue reading “Abby’s Studio Headshots”

Jim’s Studio Headshot Session

What good are headshots if you can’t add a little bit of creative portraiture into the mix? My friend and fellow photographer, Jim Heine, asked me to take his picture. His Michael Franti “Stay Human” tee shirt, shorts, and socks combo set the tone for his shoot. Jim’s an avid rock climber, and, like aContinue reading “Jim’s Studio Headshot Session”