I hate your professional bio, here’s why

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I hate professional bios. If your professional bio is like everyone else’s, I hate it too, but let’s see if we can fix that. When I look at a conference program or brochure with bios, they range from dull to disingenuous. I don’t need either.

Professional bios tend to be too professional, making them completely uninteresting. They are usually written in the third person, and start with all of…