Future Experts

Personal Brand Building for High School Students | taught by Influence Tree

Course Introduction

This course is for High School students who want to build a personal brand that will last an entire lifetime. 

We teach step-by-step actions and provide insights from Gen Z top personal branding experts who have built their brands from scratch. Learn the secrets that they have tried and tested to build an impeccable personal brand.

We teach you the exact personal branding system in Future Experts. You’ll discover your unique brand, and position yourself as an aspiring expert in your field of choice. 

In other words, you will be in control of your own success: you will be able to position yourself and your personal brand the way you want the world to see you, then amplify that message to the people who you want to be surrounded by.

Influence Tree
Influence Tree



Meet Leonard and Ryan




Leonard Kim is hired by Fortune 100 companies to market their executives. He utilizes a tactic in which he is an expert called people marketing, which has been heavily referred to as personal branding. He is an author with McGraw-Hill, and is regularly called upon as an expert source by media publications like CMO, Fast Company, Fortune, and more. But it didn’t start that way. He almost became homeless and failed at everything he did. But through trial and error, he figured out how to scrape his way back to the top. By doing this, Leonard tested and developed a scientific formula to hyper accelerate the growth of your personal brand. He also has a puppy named Roo and lives with his beautiful wife in Los Angeles. 

As an international Keynote Speaker and Managing Partner of InfluenceTree, Ryan Foland helps executives harness the power of vulnerability and authenticity to build better, more relatable, more profitable brands. Recognized by Inc. Magazine as a Top Youth Marketer and named a Top Personal Branding Expert by Entrepreneur Magazine, Ryan helps thought leaders create and syndicate content that reveals their whole self to drive differentiation, growth, and loyalty. 


Your Personal Brand Program

Introduction - What is a personal brand?
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Who do you look up to and want to be like?
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The power of a curious mind (and what it can do for your future)
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Discovering who you are (through Post-it notes)
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Finding your North Star: Branding starship
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How to position yourself for success
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Building a website, blog and learning from experts
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Mindset and Motivation
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Helping people out. Finding value to provide to others. Pay it forward
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Networking with others more successful than yourself
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Get involved in something bigger than yourself (that is on brand)
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Not being afraid to reach out and ask for help
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Three steps to cold emailing that might surprise you
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How to build a foundation when you have nothing
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Using LinkedIn to build your brand
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Bringing it all together
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