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    The Discomfort Zone: An Interview with Dr. Marcia Reynolds

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    Recently, I had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Marcia Reynolds, author of the new book, The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations Into Breakthroughs (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, October 2014). Dr. Reynolds works with clients around the world who seek to develop effective leaders, and understands organizational cultures, what blocks communication and innovation, and what is needed …

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    Posted in authors corner, Career Development, Career Resources, Interview, Marketing, Media Branding, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Learning to Dance: An Interview with Ben Weston

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    Recently, I had the privilege of speaking to Ben Weston, a professional dance and confidence coach for men. Ben has an interesting story, going from someone terrified of dancing to an authority on the artform. We discussed his history, how dance has helped give him more confidence, and the impact dance can have on anyone’s life.…

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    Personal Branding Weekly – Live from #OneCon

     

    This week I’m out with Constant Contact and Alignable at #OneCon.

    See you next week!

    Here’s the great tips and thoughts our authors shared last week that you might have missed.  Please take a moment to review these.

    Be Prepared for Job or Company Changes (But Not Worried) by Debra Benton Michelle Phan: Branding Tips…
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    Lead Positive: An Interview with Dr. Kathryn Cramer

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    Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Kathryn D. Cramer, a licensed psychologist, executive consultant, and author of the book Change the Way You See Everything, which was a New York Times bestseller and landed her two spots on The Oprah Winfrey Show. In her latest book Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, …

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    Improv Everywhere: An Interview with Charlie Todd

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    Recently, I had the privilege of connecting with Charlie Todd, a well-known New York-based improviser and member of the Upright Citizen’s Brigade theater. In 2001, Charlie founded the prank collective Improv Everywhere, a group that “causes scenes of chaos and joy in public places.” Since that time, the group has executed over 100 projects involving …

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    Want a China-focused Career? Stay in the US.

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    When I first traveled to China over a decade ago I knew that a career focused on Chinese business was my ideal path. After I graduated college, I was fortunate to receive a Fulbright Fellowship that took me to Taiwan followed by a top Mandarin training program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Over the years, …

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    Representing Hollywood: An Interview with Liza Anderson

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    Recently I had the privilege of speaking with Liza Anderson, a highly regarded celebrity publicist, public relations expert, and the Founder and President of Anderson Group Public Relations. Representing a wide spectrum of diverse clients on hit television shows such as House of Cards, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Scandal, The Walking Dead, True Detective, Game of Thrones …

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    “Priceless” Leadership: An Interview with Kevin Allen

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    Recently, I had the chance to connect with Kevin Allen, the pitchman behind MasterCard’s now iconic “Priceless” campaign and author of the Wall Street Journal best-seller, The Hidden Agenda. In Allen’s newest book, The Case of the Missing Cutlery, he discusses his journey to becoming a leader. Specifically, he recalls his time as a young manager at an airline …

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    Posted in authors corner, Book Reviews, Career Development, Career Resources, Interview, Media Branding, Skill Development, Success Story, Success Strategies

    Corporate Idealist: An Interview with Christine Bader

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    Recently, I sat down with Christine Bader, author of the new book, The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil. “Corporate Idealists” are an invisible army of people located inside the world’s biggest and most well-known organizations that push for safer and more culpable practices. As a corporate idealist at BP for nearly a …

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    Building an Artistic Career: An Interview with Tim Livingston

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    I recently sat down with Tim Livingston, an LA native who just produced his first theater production in New York City’s Off-Broadway Kraine Theater. The 100 seat theater enjoyed a successful sold out three night run that grabbed the attention of industry personalities from talent agencies, to casting companies. “The Protaganist” follows the life of …

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