Ah, the great American dream: quit your day job, roll up your sleeves and build a multimillion-dollar business. Who wouldn’t want that, right?
Below, sharks from the ABC hit show, "Shark Tank," contestants who've been there, done that (and lived to tell) as well as a prime-time TV host share their career advice. It turns out their lessons about personal branding ring true even for people who still have a day job. After all, both full-time jobs and entrepreneurial endeavors involve putting your own stamp on something to ultimately stand out from the pack.