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A loyal following is like gold when it comes to building a personal brand. While online marketing is very effective in this process it’s also important to include a strong call-to-action with that, otherwise known as influence or permission marketing. In order to effectively harness the power of this method, it is important to craft … Read the Rest →
Are you a list maker?
Do you live by your lists?
How many lists do you have going right now?
If you are like most people you have at least two lists. One for work stuff and one for personal stuff. How often do these lists overlap?
For most of recorded history there has been … Read the Rest →
How to give your personal brand a professional shine.
In our digitally connected world, can you truly separate who you are personally and who you are professionally?
No matter the privacy settings there are numerous opportunities for personal life to spill into your professional impression.
Here are five ways that seepage is already happening and … Read the Rest →
Simon Sinek proposed in his 2009 TED Talk titled How Great Leaders Inspire Action that Martin Luther King, Steve Jobs, and other inspirational leaders communicate starting with “Why?” His talk is posted on YouTube and has garnered over 15 million views to date. It also led to a best selling book titled Start with Why.… Read the Rest →
You’ve probably run across articles or blogs that advise job hunters to “just be yourself” to succeed in a job interview. Ostensibly, this would seem to be rather sound advice. After all, no one enjoys dealing with a phony or someone who comes across as disingenuous. Still, I’ve always had problems with such advice, primarily … Read the Rest →
The luckier salespeople are provided with decent sales training, but there is always room for improvement. Many trainers insist on memorizing scripts and practicing role-play. The problem with this is that the salespeople who excel are anything but average, but this type of training is for the average person. So it only serves to frustrate … Read the Rest →