13 Fun Facts That Will Make Your ‘About Me’ A Lot Less Boring

Don’t let your professional bio fall flat. Here’s some advice on how to inject a bit of personality.

  • Too many business owners write professional bios that are the literary equivalent of sleeping pills.┬áDon’t fall into the same trap of writing only about your professional history. Include a few fun facts about your personal life.
  • Whether you’re updating your LinkedIn profile or creating an About Me for your website, be sure to weave in fun facts or include a separate section at the end called “Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Me.” If you do public speaking, weave them into your introductions. Authors, tuck a page of fun facts into your media kit. You can even include this personal trivia in short profiles for things like your Chamber of Commerce directory.
  • How did your childhood prepare you for your job today?
  • Describe your first car and what you loved or hated most about it.
  • Do you have hidden talents most people don’t know about?
  • What one accomplishment are you most proud of?
  • What embarrassing mistake have you made that has taught you a lesson?
  • What’s the most unusual item in your desk drawer?
  • What’s your favorite sports team and how far will you go to show your support?
  • What’s your guilty pleasure?
  • Share something funny or endearing about your pet.
  • How did people describe you in your high school yearbook?
  • What’s on your Bucket List?