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    14 Ways to Define Your Personal Brand as CEO

    shutterstock_198854333 What is the most powerful action I can take to define my personal CEO brand in 2015?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of …

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    12 Tagline Tips for Your Brand

    shutterstock_232832929 How do you suggest I come up with a tagline or motto that embodies my brand’s identity but is also unique?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program …

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    Learning from Leaders of the Past

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    In order to get a true feel of what comprises a leader, it’s crucial to analyze those who came before us. Both their cultivated and natural leadership qualities led them to success in various situations. The concrete examples by proven leaders below act as guideposts for our ambitions toward becoming great leaders that attract remarkable …

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    Holiday Social Media Marketing Tips

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    There is no doubt that more and more consumers are turning to media devices to help them make buying decisions. According to a survey by Accenture, 13 percent of consumers surveyed indicated they plan to use social networking sites to help them with holiday shopping in 2014. More than 63 percent plan to use a computer …

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    Content Marketing Strategies for Personal Brands

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    Having a well-planned content strategy is an important tool for your personal brand. It’s the way in which your business can establish itself as an expert in your industry both online and off. The type of content you choose for your target market and social media marketing is also important.

    There are several ways that the …

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    Success at Networking – 2 Ways to Valued Connections

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    How do you show people that you care in your offline or “face-to-face” interactions?

    Provide them an opportunity to be heard.

    Most people don’t have an audience applauding and giving them support.  How can you provide that kind of support and uplift someone?  Give them time to be heard.  Listen to them – either set …

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    Plan B Including a Facelift Produces Improved Business

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    Two particular types of personalities exist when it comes to solving problems that are 180 degrees apart. The first examines all angles of a topic to be as close to 100% certain the “something” will work correctly the first time around. The second type of personality learns by trial and error requiring risk and flexibility.  Their …

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    Black Friday and Employee Recruitment

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    All employees want to recruit the best candidate and often, small business owners complain that they cannot convince talented candidates to work for them. Well, as a small business owner, did you ever think of applying Black Friday to your recruitment? If you are asking how you are going to do this, here is how.…

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    Make Holiday Schmoozing Successful

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    Mentioning “the holidays” to people in business usually garners cringes and wrinkled noses. Why? It seems that unless you’re a retail establishment, the holidays become a difficult time to do business. Either everyone’s caught up in holiday mode and not wanting to make any decisions until the start of the New Year, or they’re nearing the …

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    13 Physical Gestures That Are Immediate Business Turnoffs

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    What is one physical gesture (hand gestures, etc.) that turns you off when meeting other businesspeople and why?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs …

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