Your Superhero Story (and Why It Matters)

Do you have a personal brand? Are you self-employed? What’s your superhero story? Check out this fun 3-minute clip (filmed in a comic book store, no less!) where Michael talks about superheroes, personal brands—and how Google is the new background check. PIVOT -Google Yourself from Michael Margolis on Vimeo. Our 4-week virtual program The New About Me […]

We All LOVE a Good Character – SXSW #storytelling


South By Southwest is only a few weeks away, and everyone here at Get Storied is waiting with bated breath (ok, maybe it’s just me). Last year was my first time at the SXSW festival and it was a life changing experience. I met face to face with hundreds of friends I’d only met and […]

Why Your Thought Leadership = Career Independence

Thought Leadership

Many of you hope to become a recognized thought-leader in your industry, field, or niche. With good reason. If you’re a consultant, coach, author, speaker, or blogger – becoming a thought leader is the ticket to freedom. Thought-leaders are paid higher, get better gigs, and have more opportunities to choose from. That’s a fact.

Stop Trying to Change The World: Find a Better Mission


“Helping others to reach their potential” is not your life’s mission. Neither is it “to make the world a better place.” Nor is it to “teach others how to grow and transform their lives.” Sorry. I know, I might be upsetting you right now. Just bear with me… The above statements are descriptions of your […]