Why My LinkedIn Profile Pic Includes My Daughter

Joe Mull“I love it, but it may work against you.”

Several years ago I began working to beef up my LinkedIn profile. As part of that process I chose as my profile picture a studio shot taken of me with my daughter, Lily. It’s one of my favorite pictures. We are both flashing genuine, authentic smiles. It’s clearly a professional, quality photo and I thought it was a tender way to provide a tiny glimpse into me as a complete person.

This apparently flies in the face of how one is supposed to use LinkedIn. Continue reading