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    When to Say You’re Not Doing Your Best Work

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    Very few people genuinely don’t want to take pride in what they do.

    Yet we all know someone (it might be you) who isn’t putting their best in. Whether it’s time pressure from your boss that causes you to focus on quantity over quality, or a project that is causing you nothing but problems, everyone …

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    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 Grow Your Personal Brand Through Content

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    Content and content marketing has been growing across sectors for some time now, and it’s only getting bigger. With the implications for their brand identity, site traffic and online presence, more and more businesses are increasing their content teams and output.

    But it’s not just big business brands that can benefit from content, it can …

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    Your Brand is About the Feels

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    When it comes to building a brand, business or personal, there are many elements that must be considered in order to assemble it correctly. Such elements are separated into two categories: intellectual and emotional. And while the intellectual elements should, by no means, be diminished, when you think about the power branding actively holds, it …

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    Can You See the End From the Beginning?

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    How a pop song can help you.

    “I can see the end as it begins …”

    Taylor Swift in her song “Wildest Dreams”

    I don’t often quote Taylor Swift songs, but I happened to hear this line in the song recently and it got me thinking:

    Is Taylor Swift a visionary? Are her lyrics also…
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    Three Tips to Get More Time In Your Day

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    There’s an old saying that goes something like this:

    It’s not how long it is … it’s how you use it.

    Yes, this is a euphemism for something else.

    And, it also applies to your day.

    Invest in Time … because they aren’t making any more of it.

    Yes, this is another euphemism.

    Guess what? …

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    Your Reputation: When Personal Brands Respond for Business Brands

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    The moment you hang your sign that you’re open for business, there will be haters. While these individuals used to be one-time customers that disappeared following the first altercation, the internet has allowed for these toxic individuals to leave scathing reviews in the public’s eye, calling into question your brand. As much as you want …

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    Approaching Greatness and Your Personal Brand

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    The higher up the ladder you are in a business, the busier and more frequent the responsibilities become. All too often this will transform a once approachable individual into a terrifying force easier to ignore than to face. Employees stop calling, problems are covered up and the office culture takes a steep nose dive toward …

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    Solve for Why … The Business Secret

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    How often do you ask why?

    Is there a maximum number of times to ask why?

    Why … do you say that or think that?

    The 5 Why’s

    Asking why five times is a commonly used tool (and expression) to get to the root of an issue. In the system developed in Japan by Sakichi …

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    Mastering Your LinkedIn Profile

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    How often do you look at other people’s LinkedIn profiles?

    How often do you look at your own LinkedIn profile?

    If the answer to the second question is never … it’s time to bite the bullet.

    Take 5 minutes and read this post, then go to your LinkedIn profile and do a quick sanity check …

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