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    Personal Branding Weekly – Sunday, March 31st

    Joyful greetings to you! No matter what holiday you are celebrating, we are grateful and thankful for your readership and hope that you’re enjoying a day focused on family and fun.

    This week – here are the great posts that might have slipped by you with the shortened work week, school week or even spring …

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    Posted in Networking, Personal Branding, Social Media

    How To Be Incredibly Productive Every Day (Part 3)

    In recent articles, you’ve learned how to be incredibly productive every day by planning the day the night before and by keeping track of how you spend your time. While these practical strategies will definitely boost your productivity, it’s still possible to get thrown off track, especially if you work in a dynamic, fast-paced work …

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    Using Myers-Briggs Temperaments to Help With Hiring and Selling

    As you’re sitting in your next job interview, work evaluation, or sales call, knowing the Myers-Briggs temperament of the person sitting across from you can be extremely beneficial.

    If you’ve ever heard of Myers-Briggs, you’re familiar with the 4-letter classification that each personality type has — ENFP, ISTJ, ISTP, ESFJ, and so on. There are …

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    Posted in Career Development, People, Personal Branding, Positioning

    How to Ruin Your Reputation in Human Resources

    Human Resources (HR) is a field that I love. I chose to pursue a career path in HR because I found the function to be the intersection between being able to help people and growing a business, two things that I am passionate about.

    But HR doesn’t always have a good reputation.  When I tell …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    Improve Your Reputation at Work: Meet Your Deadlines!

    Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person’s money as his time. ~ Horace Mann

    Whether you’re a student seeking employment after college or an employee working for a corporation, meeting your deadlines and showing up on-time for meetings will affect your reputation …

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    Posted in Personal Branding, Project Management, Reputation Management

    Debunking Personal Brand Cultural Myths: Part 2

    This is part 2 of a monthly series where I am sharing ‘myths’ of personal branding. While these myths are typical within Japanese culture, they can easily be debunked in other cultures around the world as well. Make sure to also read about myth #1, “I have to give up my group identity.“…

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    Future of Work: 4 Steps to Take Right Now

    How can we use new digital tools to reframe the work-life debate rather than stress us out?

    Is the tech boom fueling a new discussion about gender equality?

    Do entrepreneurs have a duty to reinvent the employer/employee relationship for the 21st century?

    These are some of the big questions we sought to address at the …

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    Posted in Career Development, Futures, management, Personal Branding

    Improving your Speaking Skills the TM Way

    When you think about speaking in public do your palms sweat?

    Do you worry that you might flub your words or lose your train of thought?

    Have you tried to envision the audience in their underwear?

    Not to worry … these and many other thoughts have crossed the minds of anyone that has been told they’ll …

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    The Key to Your Organization’s Successful Future

    With a number of the talks I have been giving at companies and universities, I recently reconnected with my alma mater. Feeling a bit nostalgic, I searched to see if some of the on-campus activities that I was involved in were still around.

    Some extra curricular organizations I was involved in had been around for …

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    Posted in management, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    OK, You Can Talk, But Can You Also LISTEN?!

    We’ve all run into these kind of people. You attempt to have a “conversation” with them but you know that all the time you’re talking they are not really listening. They’re merely thinking about what they are going to say next. And, if you happen to take a breath, or otherwise pause while speaking, they …

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    Posted in Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding
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