Building a Personal Brand While Working Your 9-5
WHY SHOULD YOU LISTEN?
This world is changing every day faster than ever. In May of 2020, 49.8 million people reported that they were unable to work at some point due to jobs closing, cutbacks, due to the coronavirus.
Can we afford to only have one stream of income?
Maegan Lujan, a side-hustler, strategist, and storyteller. Tells us how she went from a homeless foster kid with no more than an 8th education to a leader role at Toshiba while building her personal brand.
TOPICS WE EXPLORED:
- Keys to building a personal brand and why you need one!
- How she’s converting her 8th-grade education into an empire
- What she did to change her circumstances to change her life story
- The tips to showing up digitally, consistently, and professionally
- The biggest branding mistakes entrepreneurs make
- The need to diversify and build additional streams of income.
- How to build a thriving business without losing your day job.
WHO'S ON THE SHOW?
Maegan Lujan a strategist, storyteller, and leader on a mission to motivate and inspire others.
WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUT MAEGAN LUJAN?
Maegan Lujan is a strategist, storyteller, and leader on a mission to motivate and inspire others.
As a former foster youth who found herself on her own at age 14, Maegan hasn’t let herself be defined by the stigma surrounding her upbringing. Rather than fall victim to the instability of her surroundings, Maegan took control of her journey and channeled her energy towards positive growth and self-improvement.
Both the beautiful and extremely difficult experiences in her life taught Maegan that no matter who you are—or where you might be in life right now—you can persevere, you can overcome, and you can live the life of your dreams.
With nearly two decades of experience, and proven as a leader in business and technology, Maegan has been nominated for the 2019 Women in Business Award from the Orange County Business Journal and recognized as a 2016 Young Influencer and 2019 Woman of Influence by The Cannata Report. In her current role as the Director, Solutions, and Services at Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., she is responsible for the direction, planning, and overall strategy related to the company’s solutions, digital signage, and services portfolio. Maegan also has shared her expertise with crowds across the world at major industry events, workshops, vendor seminars, webinars, and more.
Never forgetting the journey that made her who she is today, Maegan is passionate about inspiring and encouraging people from all walks of life to feel comfortable in their own skin and pursue their passions. This is why she regularly dedicates her time and expertise, both on-stage and off, to assisting and speaking out for causes associated with foster care, domestic violence, and youth development.
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