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    Grow Your Personal Brand’s Network with an Autoresponder

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    If your personal brand has a professional website this is just the first step to unlocking all of its potential. In order to be effective there must be a way to capture leads and create opportunities.

    So what is one way to communicate with your audience? By implementing a personalized auto response email that is …

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    Can the Corporate Brain Drain Be Reversed?

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    A few weeks ago, a close relative of mine (a Gen Xer)  resigned his $130,000 a year job. He is a software architect, a profession in short supply.

    Why did he resign his job? Here are a few reasons: He felt the company management was dysfunctional; the company was milking an antiquated technology; the product …

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    How to Have the BEST Jobs Find You!

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    Wouldn’t it be GREAT if you could have a steady stream of up-to-date, current and relevant information about jobs, really good jobs, as well as information about the people doing the actual hiring, coming directly to you on a regular basis? Well, there is indeed a way you can do precisely that, by setting up …

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    Are You In The Right Profession?

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    As a career coach, at times I am being asked for advice, whether the person is a good fit for what they do professionally or want to do in the future? Often I refer such a case to my business partner who is a well-qualified and very experienced career counselor who meets with clients several …

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    You, Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, and Seth Rogen?

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    “We made up all our lines,” Seth Rogen remembered of Apatow’s 2005 flick, “The 40-Year-Old-Virgin.” A lot of the stuff was just us talking to each other and trying to make each other laugh, knowing that we had the freedom to say whatever we wanted. It looks very natural, because we honestly didn’t know what …

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    Questions To Ask Before Starting Your Own Business

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    Everyone loves the idea of becoming their own boss but unfortunately, not everyone is suitable for becoming an entrepreneur. According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months. As you can see from the statistics, becoming an entrepreneur is not an easy path. Therefore, you should consider …

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    3 Ways To Focus Your Networking For Success

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    Having to run a business can take someone through the mufti-tasking Olympics on top of being an emotional roller coaster.  How do you stay on top of all the marketing you’re doing?

    I hope you’re measuring your marketing.

    Be it for yourself as a personal brand or for your small business which is often an …

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    Digital Branding For The Job Seeker Part 2

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    In 1999, four Internet visionaries sat down and formulated 95 theses (referring to Martin Luther’s manifesto which gave rise to the Protestant Reformation) which accurately predicted the vast changes the web would bring to companies, markets and consumers.

    Now referred to as the Cluetrain Manifesto, the then heavily scrutinized paper declared that the consumer would …

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    7 Weekly Tasks to Boost Your Personal Brand

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    Building a strong personal brand is less about large-scale efforts and more about the everyday ways you can make it happen. Take a look at just a few of the things you should be doing weekly to strengthen your brand:

    Tweet. You should actually be doing this on a daily basis, but if you are …

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    Social Media Mindfulness Can Boost Your Charisma and Impact

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    “Empathy is about standing in someone else’s shoes, feeling with his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes. Not only is empathy hard to outsource and automate, but it makes the world a better place.”–Daniel Pink, best-selling author about business, work, and behavior

    It’s natural to want to share great news and social media …

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