Think about it for a second. What does a resume do? It contains words and data about your past so that someone can identify what you’re made of. Your resume is a representation of your ingredients.

You are more than just your ingredients. I hope you already know that.

Here’s…


“Well, that’s super boring.”

Raise your hand if I’ve said that to you about you. If you could see my network of brilliant friends, my guess is you’d see several hands sheepishly raise. Why? …


I’ve always thought it was weird that when the bell completed the midnight hour’s toll, all the magic surrounding Cinderella vanished except for the shoe.
Why is that? And frankly, as a bit of a shoe connoisseur, I’m not sure I would have left it on the stairs. I would have…


Humility: freedom from pride or arrogance, the quality or state of being humble.
Self Promotion: the act of furthering one’s own growth, advancement, or prosperity, the promotion of oneself.

When I’m working with someone on how to talk about the Future You, I get excited when I hear contradictions in…


Somewhere along the way, I’m guessing you’ve seen one of my famous live transformations. I’m known for taking how someone talks about themself from boring to brilliant in a matter of moments. …


If all the tales are true, Fairy Godmothers make all your wishes come true.
Except isn’t it also true that often when our wishes come true, they don’t turn out quite as expected?

Here’s a lovely line in Stephen Sondheim’s musical Into the Woods where Cinderella’s mother, the wish-come-true-maker in…


Yesterday I spent a glorious day with a group of women who’ve been part of my brain trust for years. I’d say that the pandemic has kept us apart most of this year. Still, in reality, all of these women have a seat at the executive table at their respective…


Yes, you, and, for that matter, so is everyone else. Every person you interact with today is promoting themselves to you and you to them.

Do this little thought exercise for a second…

Think about the last conversation you had with someone. Now answer the following questions:

  • Did it reinforce…

Here’s what I hear when someone asks me if they can “pick my brain”.

  1. I want a cheat code to complete a project.
  2. I only wish to hear about the good bits.
  3. It’s all about me and my needs.

Blech. It’s why I intensely dislike the phrase. It reeks of…


“How can I help you?”

It’s the first question I ask when I’m working with someone. I need to know what you want to manifest in your future. Why? …

Joanna Bloor

What do you do? Does your answer to that question inspire and engage? I think it should. Belief Agent for You. https://www.joannabloor.com | TED Speaker

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