• Learn How to Build a Powerful Personal Brand That Will Differentiate You and Allow You To Compete in the Global Marketplace.
  • Blog Archives

    Four Professional Alternatives to “F**k You”

    When we were bright-eyed young career starters, we undoubtedly all had a certain vision of our career-self as a true professional. We’d wear snappy suits and swan out to important client meetings and say things like “tell Jack it’s imperative that I have the xyz file on my desk by 5pm”.

    Moreover, we’d be the …

    Tagged with: , , , , ,
    Posted in Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Great Things can Happen When You Realize This

    When you realize that you are …

    Just an hour of someone’s day.

    This might seem harsh. And, in a lot of senses it is.

    But, the fact is … as you are scheduling your 24 hours of your day you should be cognizant and respectful that you are just an hour in someone else’s …

    Tagged with: , , , ,
    Posted in Career Development, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Build Influence On High

    We may learn much from today’s political scene. Newscasters and folks on Twitter are now tallying “Pinocchio” statements for those in the news. That is, counting the lies that spew forth is now in full force in addition to becoming a game. In the business world, no one lasts long when lies are detected.

    Trust …

    Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Posted in Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Mind the Gap from FOMO to Overflow

    One of the more popular buzz words of the last couple of years has been FOMO. It’s kind of run it’s course, but there is still a lingering effect of FOMO in some areas.

    In case you missed it (pun intended) … FOMO is the Fear Of Missing Out

    It’s that manic state where you …

    Tagged with: , , , ,
    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    Give ’em Something To React To

    If you want to get ahead in your career. If you want to stand out in your career.

    Use this one tip.

    Give people something to react to.

    That’s it!

    When your manager asks for something … give them something to react to. It will help them know you have thought about the project. It …

    Tagged with: , ,
    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Using Five Before Ten Lists to Get Things Done

    It’s all about Getting Things Done these days.

    There are as many models for Getting Things Done (GTD) as there are stars in the sky. Well, maybe not that many, but close.

    What’s your preferred method for Getting Things Done?

    I’d like to share a model I am experimenting with now. It’s simple to say …

    Tagged with: , ,
    Posted in Personal Branding, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    The Best Form of Personal Branding? Become a Recognized Expert

    We all know the power of developing a strong personal brand. As I discuss in my book Reinventing You, when your true talents are recognized by others, you’re more likely to receive job offers, promotions, and opportunities that match the areas where you excel.

    But as I discovered in the course of researching my latest …

    Tagged with: , ,
    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    Who is Challenging your Thinking?

    If you don’t have someone regularly challenging your thinking my recommendation is to get someone to fill that role … today.

    It could be a friend, a peer or a mentor. Or, as you’ll see below it could be someone you have never met and will never meet.

    I’m sure you are finding that your …

    Tagged with: , ,
    Posted in Career Development, Interview, Personal Branding, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    What Can You Dump Today to Be More Productive?

    Using the 4D’s of Time Management can help you become more productive.

    But, there is a cost. While you may be respected for your time management skills you may not be very well liked.

    Be aware of this when you apply The 4D’s to your business and personal time management efforts.

    What are the 4D’s …

    Tagged with: , , , , ,
    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    How Do People Judge You?

    Although we don’t like to admit it, we are continually judged by others. Consistency in words, actions, and deeds are essential. Word of mouth travels very rapidly online, and so it’s important that only admired verbiage speaks on your behalf. The way in which you become known or people define you is known as your …

    Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
    Posted in Reputation Management, Success Strategies
    Content Partners
    As Seen In