Branding Lessons from Great Sharks for LinkedIn’s Open Waters

What can sharks and other first-movers teach us about personal branding and engagement on LinkedIn?

I recently listened to an interview with Kevin Harrington and Mark Timm on the EntreLeadership podcast. Kevin is known as the modern infomercial inventor and one of the original sharks on Shark Tank.

In the early days of cable television, he saw an opportunity to fill 6 hours of empty time on the Discovery Channel. These low-cost shows pitched everything from Ginsu knives, Jack LaLanne Juicers, George…