113 Branding Blog with Joie Gharrity

Forecast Rain Or Shine

Forecast Rain Or Shine

Forecast Rain Or Shine Last week the day before my keynote it was storming, and the rain was so thick it made driving a difficult task. I was disappointed knowing that the weather would impact the attendance. I was looking forward to reconnecting with old friends and...

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What If?

What If?

What if? I have been reviewing my personal and professional 2019 roadmap and all the possible outcomes. It got me thinking about the dreaded “What if this happens?” “What if that happens?” The funny thing about roadmaps is that I meet so many people along the way who...

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What Do I Want?

What Do I Want?

What Do I Want? I had a dream last night that I attended a memorial service. People kept mentioning how wonderful it was that our friend lived full out. He always knew what he wanted and went for it. In my dream, I kept thinking how amazing it must be to always know...

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There Is No Secret Sauce

There Is No Secret Sauce

There Is No Secret Sauce There is no secret sauce when it comes to maneuvering the online world. When I was hand-picked to be one of six people to kick-start the first multimedia studio for ABC Studios, it was an exciting time. Creating content for online platforms...

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Your Passport To Big Success

Your Passport To Big Success

Your Passport To Big Success I was going through old boxes looking for my passport and I came across this Independence Day pass. I’m sure it was for one of the event premiere parties from when I worked for the Movie Director in Hollywood. Here’s what I learned from...

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Main Street On The Sony Studio Lot

Main Street On The Sony Studio Lot

Main Street On The Sony Studio Lot Early in my career when I worked in the Hollywood Entertainment industry, I had the pleasure of getting to work on the Sony studio lot. In the middle of the lot was a cobblestone Main Street lined with storefronts like a soda...

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Only Together Can We Soar Higher and Higher

Only Together Can We Soar Higher and Higher

Only Together Can We Soar Higher and Higher Being a lone wolf does not build an empire. Building a trusted network and community is how we all build each other up. Tearing each other down and spreading gossip and rumors not only hurts the individual, but it also hurts...

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Powerful Beyond Measure

Powerful Beyond Measure

Powerful Beyond Measure Recently, I was reading “Our Deepest Fear” by Marianne Williamson. The title rang true for me. I could not wrap my head around the idea of being “powerful beyond measure.” I decided to challenge myself, for 21 days in a row I incorporated the...

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Start Asking For What You Want

Start Asking For What You Want

Start Asking For What You Want We are taught at a very young age to ask for permission. So when we become adults it can become a difficult habit to break. I believe that asking for permission is really our way of asking for acceptance and approval as adults and can...

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Surround Yourself With People Who Got It Going On

Surround Yourself With People Who Got It Going On

Surround Yourself With People Who Got It Going On You really are playing with fire when you are not being mindful of who you are surrounding yourself with. It is natural for us to start to vibe with the energies around us. And if those energies are negative, you will...

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The Possibilities Are Endless

The Possibilities Are Endless

The Possibilities Are Endless Receiving support from others can be viewed as a weakness in the marketplace. And that is what the "system" that keeps us "in" service. It really does take a tribe. The key is for the collective to share our gifts and talents with one...

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Say Goodbye To The Dreaded Lone Wolf

Say Goodbye To The Dreaded Lone Wolf

Say Goodbye To The Dreaded Lone Wolf Recently, I was feeling overwhelmed and as I examined my workload I realized that I was running out of bandwidth. And then I realized that the dreaded “Lone Wolf” snuck back in and was driving my car. In order to kick the lone wolf...

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