pants-off-brand-on.jpg

I made one joke, more than five years ago, about "pants" being an inherently funny word, and now "being pantsless" is the most memorable part of my brand. Now that is funny. 

It think it just resonates with people. It means something, even if they aren't sure what. It's this vulnerable moment in everyone's life, when you're standing (or sitting) with your pants around your ankles. And you can either continue to be vulnerable, get humiliated and embarrassed, or you can own it, and let it empower you. I went with the latter, and it became the strongest part of my brand.

I've even built a platform around "pants-free living and career." So now the joke is helping me make a living. And that is really funny.

What is it you're avoiding when it comes to "being known?" And how can you own it and leverage it to make it an asset rather than a roadblock to your success?


Like what you're reading? Consider tipping the author!

Tip in any amount you like, safely and securely via PayPal (no PayPal account requred). And thank you in advance for your generosity!


____________________________________________________________
Kevin Tumlinson is the author of numerous novels, novellas, and non-fiction books, and the host of the Wordslinger Podcast. Try three of his best books for free when you download his starter library at kevintumlinson.com/starterlibrary.
____________________________________________________________

BECOME A SLINGER

Get updates on new books, new posts, and new podcasts, plus be the first to hear about special offers and giveways. And pants jokes. Lots and lots of pants jokes.