When it's easy to write about others but hard to write about yourself

When it's easy to write about others but hard to write about yourself

One of the most frustrating things about having strong communications and marketing skills is knowing how to effectively market the ideas of others, while not being able to harness your marketing powers for yourself.

Package Your Genius Academy accepted into Forbes Coaches Council

Package Your Genius Academy accepted into Forbes Coaches Council

Package Your Genius Academy, a personal branding and leadership development institute based in the nation's capitol, has been accepted into the Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading business and career coaches.

Package Your Genius Academy joins other Forbes Coaches Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on Forbes.com. 

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.

"We are thrilled to join Forbes Coaches Council and look forward to working with Forbes to further our mission of closing the visibility gap for women and minorities," says Amanda Miller Littlejohn the founder of PYGA. "The community Forbes has brought together is an unparalleled resource, and we look forward to tapping the brainpower within the group to build up our members."

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Amanda and Package Your Genius Academy into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

For more information about Forbes Coaches Council, visit https://forbescoachescouncil.com/. 

PYGA Style Mentor Roxanne Carne Featured on Fox 5

PYGA Style Mentor Roxanne Carne Featured on Fox 5

Our Package Your Genius Academy Mentors are making waves - and the news! In addition to helping clients with leadership, personal image and mindset, they're practicing what we preach here at PYGA by closing the visibility gap and building awareness of their own personal brands. We were thrilled to see our PYGA Image and Style Mentor Roxanne Carne share her tips for personal style with our friends over at Fox 5.

Fear of Flying: When Self-Doubt Paralyzes You into Inaction and Keeps You from Pursuing Your Dreams

Fear of Flying: When Self-Doubt Paralyzes You into Inaction and Keeps You from Pursuing Your Dreams

So you have the drive and determination that it takes to make big things happen in your life. You’ve created an action plan and taken those initial steps towards reaching your goals. You’ve packaged your genius, moved beyond a one-person show and made yourself a priority. And then, almost suddenly, doors begin to fly open and opportunities to reach the next level are coming at you faster than you ever could have imagined.  But, instead of reacting with enthusiasm and being energized by your plan coming together, you begin to doubt yourself. Sound familiar?