Here in Episode 002, We talk to Nicolas Cole, Founder of Digital Press and top Quora writer about building your brand online, and killing your resume. Definitely a great listen – even if you’re not in IT. You can find the show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, RSS, and on my blog at https://AngleFreeIT.com
03:00: Nicolas Cole’s origin story and how gaming shaped his career.
05:00: Why people know who Cole is who he is – ‘I Am The Brand’.
07:45: What the hell is ‘building your brand’?
10:00: Anyone can start this.
14:15: Quora is brilliant for building your brand.
19:30: Sometimes, taking an opportunity is better than waiting for someone to tell you to do so.
24:00: Cole shares about how people don’t prep for interviews, and why you’ve already failed if you do this.
28:00: Cole reminds me to have compassion for people.
30:30: Talking about finding a mentor, demonstrating you want to, and burning ships.
38:00: Why providing solutions vs spotting problems gets you a job.
42:00: “For the Horde” vs my boring ass Paladin.
You can find Nicolas Cole at his website, Digital Press, Right Here (https://www.digitalpress.com/) and personal blog at (https://nicolascole.com).
You can also find the article that made me say “I gotta talk to this guy” here:(https://www.inc.com/nicolas-cole/resumes-are-dying-heres-what-you-need-instead.html)
Feel free to reach out to Cole if you know some C-Suite person who needs some help with media!