Prominent Australian TV host Tony Jones of the ABC TV program, Q & A is leveraging his professional success by conducting additional out of hours functions to the corporate world, based on the successful formula of his show.
Word is that there have been perceptions of conflict of interest in some corners. Why? An individual should not be confined 24/7 to their usual workplace, and any opportunity there is to maximise your talents (especially when management has approved) can only be the right approach to take. Life is too short not to earn the fruits of your labour. Good on him for maximising all his opportunities. Do you know of other people in the workplace that also have developed successful personal brands?