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    Think Like a Brand

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    As a companion piece to an earlier post about important elements of branding, I felt it apropos to discuss the intellectual aspects of brand activity. Why do I refer to it as brand activity? Because your brand must be active. All of the elements within are actions that keep your brand alive. Thus, because a …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Corporate Branding, Marketing, Me 2.0, Personal Branding, Positioning, Skill Development, Sound Branding

    6 Ways You’re Making Yourself Look Less Professional

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    One of the key steps in your personal branding journey is working out exactly what you want to project. In fact, it’s the first thing you need to do.

    You may want to brand yourself as an innovator, a fountain of knowledge or a creative soul, but whatever it is, the chances are that you’re …

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    You Get What You Give

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    There are many reasons why it is appropriate to name this post in this manner: 1) my good friend wrote a marketing book with the same title; and 2) this particular concept is very true. Whether you like to say, “show your love,” “pay it forward,” or any similar maxim, taking part in a program …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Me 2.0, Networking, People, Personal Branding, Positioning

    Just To Get a Rep

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    As a mode of communications, the internet in general, and social media, in particular, has allowed us to connect to others in many different ways. We can share all types of happenstances in our lives and this ability can affect our lives both our personal and professional lives. Social media, for some, has seemingly blurred …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Career Resources, entrepreneurship, Me 2.0, Personal Branding, Positioning, Reputation Management, SEO, Social Media

    How To Establish Your Personal Brand As A LinkedIn Influencer

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    Building a personal brand comes through through increased visibility online and establishing yourself as a leader in your industry. One of the best ways to achieve this is to create compelling content that is shared on social media. LinkedIn is a top spot for professionals, and allows for your articles to get more traction.

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    Now It’s Time To Show Your Character(s) On Twitter

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    In case you missed it, a certain corner of the social media world experienced an influx of joy, celebratory actions and a splash of a surprise this week when Twitter announced changes to the way we will tweet.

    In the coming months, we're introducing new ways for you to express even more with a Tweet: …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Employer Branding, Marketing, Personal Branding, Positioning, Social Media, Sound Branding

    Resiliency Is The Most Powerful Tool In Your Career

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    Everyone’s career journey is different, and it would be incredibly misleading to suggest that there is one skill that comes at the top of the list every time. But there is one trait does come pretty close: resiliency.

    The tenacity and ability to bounce back from failure and moments of huge stress and disaster, time …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Futures, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Success Strategies

    Branding Lesson: Revels, Advocate

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    As much as I enjoy discussing the similarities between personal and corporate branding, it is just as important to examine the relationship between the two as well as the nuances within. No matter your career “vertical,” an understanding of the way these two types of branding are connected coupled with the points where you can …

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    Get to Know Your Worth… With Tech

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    You may recall a time, not too long ago, when we talked about showing your worth for the betterment of your career. Yet and still, in order to do that, it is necessary to know and understand what you’re worth in the grand scheme of things. …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Career Resources, Job Search, Me 2.0, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Workplace Success

    The Theory of BRANDarchy

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    Welcome to the world where we constantly discuss branding. And while the name of this site certainly refers to personal branding, in particular, the parallels between this and corporate branding should not be ignored. To illustrate this, let me introduce a concept that you may or may not have heard of–one that you can use …

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