About Robyn

Robyn Young is a marketing and personal branding strategist. Her goal is to help you get to know and love who you really are, and then use it to increase your confidence, your visibility and your personal and business success.

How To Say Thank You

If the thought of composing an official year-end thank you email to your loyal clients makes you groan inwardly, I've got you covered. You’ve already spent your energy racing to [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|

11 Awesome Ways You Can Inspire Others

Raise your hand if you’ve ever wanted to be inspiring. Even just a little bit. Sometimes we’re fooled into thinking only ‘great’ people can inspire, whatever great means to you. [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|

What Squabbles With Old Ladies Can Teach You About Your Personal Brand

I cycle. Or to be more accurate, I commute on a bicycle. I put on a helmet and get onto my 15-year-old Purple Panther (without shocks or clips or cages. [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|

Why You Have To Master Your Craft (in under 150 words)

Let’s face it, the first step in creating a relevant and authentic personal brand is to master your craft. Mastery doesn’t require you to be perfect, but it does require [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|

Damage Control: What To Do If You’ve Blown An Interview

In my last blog post, What Your Boss Really Wants From You, I suggested ways you could impress your boss. I wrote the post as part preparation for an interview [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|

What Your Boss Really Wants From You

“YOU’RE SUCH AN IDIOT!!” My boss raged at a colleague who ordered 500,000 of the wrong size tubes from China. He ranted with high-pitched voice and bulging eyes, while the [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|

Saying ‘Um’ And Other Speaker Slip-Ups

“So, it was like, um, a bit of, uh… you know? And, well, it just got, too…, um, … ja.” At which point I noticed the uneasy shuffling. People politely [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|

Being Cooked With Clara

“Clara Sophie Charlotte Bubenzer is my full name. Want one?” That’s what she asked in the car park while packing up from our last shoot. With her head in the [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|

Is Lack Of Sleep Affecting Your Work?

Yesterday on my way to the airport I was trippy, giggly, babbly and weepy. I wasn’t drunk. I was running on a few nights of 4 to 5 hours sleep. [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|

Do You Have An Upper Limit Problem?

I’ve been lying to my calendar. I’ve been back from an awesome business trip for weeks now, but I haven’t told anyone. Because I haven’t really been “back”. First I [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|