Hanna’s Story : From Fired College Grad to Instagram Influencer

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This week, Instagram Influencer, Fashion Blogger and Musician Hanna De la Vega (ig – @hndelavega) (www.thegirlunderthehat.wordpress.com) stopped by the show to share the story of her journey from a fired college graduate to a popular Instagram Influencer. Hanna was nice enough to share the ups and downs of a fascinating journey that led her from a small town in Washington to Phoenix, Los Angeles and Nashville. Her life plan of fashion design led to working for Mac, but then an unexpected turn left her with no job and no idea what to do with her life. Then, out of nowhere, …

Your Cure for Headline Stress Disorder

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Is the news these days freaking you out? Then you could be dealing with a case of Headline Stress Disorder. For many people, continual alerts from news sources, blogs, social media and alternative facts feel like missile explosions in a siege without end, emphasizing that in many ways, current news can leave us feeling helpless to create change. This week, I offer to you 3 solid ways to get you out of the news cycle funk and back into a good headspace. How About Some Good News for a Change? Along with the headline stress disorder cures, I wanted to …

Top TV and Radio Producers Share Their Secrets for Personal Branding

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This week I would like to share with you the 3 most important steps in personal branding that I learned from top TV and radio producers last week in New York. I was fortunate to be able to sit down with over 50 TV, radio and print producers, hosts and writers last week in order to pitch my book “Surrounded by Idiots” and myself as an expert in my field (young adult coach/mentor, Millennial Expert). There were over 120 media representatives there including producers from the Today Show Good Morning America ABC News CBS The View Wendy Williams Dr. Oz …

Video: How to Create Your Most Authentic Online Image

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Creating your most authentic online image … …is all about understanding a few very simple things and this week Tony welcomes Patrick Kenger, a professional Millennial image consultant, to share a few tips to help you to relax and enjoy creating your own unique image instead of caring about what anyone else thinks. Patrick Kenger is the founder of PIVOT, a men’s image consultancy. His services have helped best selling authors, entrepreneurs, and single men from around the country improve their appearance and connect better with their audiences. To learn more, visit www.pivotimage.com or follow him on Twitter (twitter.com/pivotimage) . First Steps …

Is Facebook Dying ?

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Are you a Facebook fan? Do they have too much information…too much power? Is there a better alternative for social media? Do you think it’s a good thing that Facebook can guide products and services to you that you specifically are interested in? Do you think the manipulation of people through social media should be controlled by Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.? These questions and many others are pondered with my voice of Millennial, Mariah and I on this week’s show.   Like always, you can watch the video of this podcast here or listen to any of the previous 120+ …

What to do About Valentines Day

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It’s that time of year again…Happy Valentines Day, Everyone! … or … …Happy Hallmark Holiday, Everyone! This week’s show is one Lexi and I did back a couple of years ago specifically about Valentines Day and all the fun and controversy that go along with it … since the content of the show matters just as much now as then, I have decided to re-introduce you to it. Valentines Day … Good or Bad? Lexi and I REALLY looking forward to talking about this particular day…why?… …because it brings about so much needless nonsense or creates so many expectations that …

Why is Unplugging From Social Media A Thing?

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This week, my buddy Josh joins me to discuss the new social movement that is gaining steam…Why is Unplugging From Social Media A Thing? When I first heard of unplugging, or shutting off my social media contact for a period of time, I thought…Great!, because that makes sense. Let’s face it, basic common sense would lead anyone to the conclusion that having your face buried in your phone 24/7 might not be the best choice for a rounded, fulfilled life. There’s even a National Day of Unplugging that will happen from sundown on March 3rd to sundown of March 4th. …