Category Archive for: For Personal Development


Darren Hardy, a character in the new episode of the Mad Men?

Is Darren Hardy actually the character Ken (husband of Barbie) in the new episode of the TV show Mad Men? If you’ve been following me, online or offline I’m pretty sure you’ve heard me talk about things like: “The First 7 Seconds” or “Be Authentic” or “Walk Your Talk.” Anyway, last weekend I was with…

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Get up off your butt stop being average use your X-factor

3 Tips for Getting Up off Your Butt, Stop Being Average…

… and Using Your Unique X-Factor to the Fullest So here I’ve been, blabbing on and on about being yourself – using your authentic self to build a powerful personal brand that other people like, love, and trust and will definitely buy from (hey, that’s what you want, right? Don’t you want to make a good…

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No more boring elevator pitches please

Why I can’t stand elevator pitches

5 Steps to Turn Your Sterile, Boring Elevator Pitch into a Real, Personal Brand Statement that WORKS Raise your hand if you want to get rid of your boring elevator pitch and replace it with an elevator pitch that sizzles and crackles. Really? No hands? Well then… Picture this: you’re mingling in the middle of…

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Looking for success in all the wrong places?

X-Factor Shines On INBOUND 2015

X-Factor: The Key to Success is In Front of Your Tits Rúna Magnúsdóttir a.k.a. Rúna Magnús or simply RÚNA as she was introduced at the INBOUND conference 2015.  _______________________________________________________________ Who is Rúna Magnús?  SHE IS THE INTERNATIONALLY AWARDED LEADERSHIP & PERSONAL BRANDING SPEAKER & STRATEGIST RÚNA MAGNÚS, author of Branding Your X-Factor, is a creative and fast…

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Why the World is Screaming for YOU…the REAL You

Unleashing the “Secret” Behind the Most Successful Leaders, and How You Can Answer Its Scream and Make a Life-Changing Business Out of It You may or may not have consciously noticed. But I am sure it has registered on you in some way. The world is screaming for it. It’s a “tiny” little thing that, at…

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5 Steps to avoid burnout for entrepreneurs

5 Steps for Entrepreneurs to Avoid Total Burnout

5 Powerful Steps You Can Take Right Now If You’re an Entrepreneur Facing a Roadblock Sweaty palms. Your mind is meandering about, picking up a thought here and looking it over before moving onto another thought. You’ve been hard at work forging your startup…your own business…your entrepreneurial dream. But things are tough right now. It’s…

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Got nothing to do today but smile Inspirational Quote

7 Funny Quotes to Boost Your Happiness Zone

7 Funny Quotes (and 11 Newspaper Blackouts) to Boost Your Happiness Zone Today Sometimes, laughter really is the best medicine (no, really). And sometimes, when we read something funny…we immediately feel a lot better. In fact, I think that reading humorous things – and engaging with that humor – is a good way to avoid…

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Happiness Quotes

How to be in the Happiness Zone …

How to be in the Happiness Zone Even Though Many People Aren’t Being in the “Happiness Zone” is something I’ve thought about recently and wanted to share my thoughts with you on it. How is it that some people seem to always be in the “Happiness Zone,” while others find it remarkably hard to get…

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Mystifying your x factor

Your X-Factor Meets Your Sexy Factor

Demystifying the Sexy Part of Your X-Factor Look at you. The real you. The one who has all these dreams that light up the sky. The one who is determined to change the world and make it a better place. Yes. You. Have I captured your attention now? Good – because here you’ll see me…

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5 Good Reasons to Know Your Sexy X-Factor

5 Good Reasons Why You Should Get to Know Your Sexy X-Factor Own it and grow it! Okay, listen. I’ve been talking about your “sexy factor” recently, and that’s because the importance of a magnetic, charming personality is really underemphasized in a lot of entrepreneurial material. And that, I believe, is a shame! Your “sexy…

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