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written by Allison Rosa
Mastering the Art of LinkedIn With Matt Gagnon
LifeStory Coaching & Development founder Matt Gagnon shares his take on what it means to be professional on LinkedIn.
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In this video clip, Matt Gagnon, founder of LifeStory Coaching & Development, LLC, addresses the personal vs. professional LinkedIn debate. While some people believe personal content is only appropriate for Facebook, professionalism all depends on your perspective. In the leadership and coaching industry, for example, talking about vulnerability is completely relevant. The most important thing to remember is to be active and consistent to build a community.
Be active, be consistent, be intentional.”
More about our expert: Matt Gagnon is the founder of LifeStory Coaching & Development, LLC where he works with a variety of clients from work-at-home moms to NBA executives. He helps people achieve what they really, really, really want to do in life — coaching entrepreneurs and corporations in transforming their work into a meaningful and profitable career. With a specialty focus in social media, specifically LinkedIn, Matt built a network of over 23,000 connections and built 70% of his business on that platform alone, working with clients all over the world. Now he leverages his experience to empower others to do the same. In baseball, if you can’t hit a curveball you hire a hitting coach. When life throws you curveballs, you call Matt.
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