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    Timely ‘Thank You’ Note/Email Often Job Tie-Breaker


    LOOKING FOR AN EASY, YET VERY EFFECTIVE WAY TO DIFFERENTIATE YOURSELF IN A VERY POSITIVE WAY FROM THE “COMPETITION,” i.e., others seeking the same position(s) as you, during a new job search? Simply send a timely, well-written, short “Thank You” note or email following each and every face-to-face interview with a hiring manager.

    Oh, you …

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    Posted in Career Development, Interview, Personal Branding, Positioning, Sound Branding, Success Strategies

    Winning in Leadership


    Few are born a leader, many shy away from the job, only a few embrace the change, dedication and passion it takes to mold, upgrade and mentor a team of subordinates. There are several reasons why individuals avoid management positions or why management and leadership positions seem to avoid them.

    Our recruiters have seen that …

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    How to Field a Hiring Pro’s First Phone Call


    IF YOU HAVE BEEN CONDUCTING A SYSTEMATIC, WELL-THOUGHT-OUT, WELL-EXECUTED NEW JOB SEARCH, and if you have clearly positioned yourself as being among TOP candidates, in today’s burgeoning job market, sooner rather than later, you should expect to receive an initial contact from a hiring professional, i.e., a hiring manager, headhunter or in-house corporate recruiter. Nearly …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding, Sound Branding

    5 Mistakes That Could Easily Derail Your Career


    DURING THE GREAT RECESSION, WHEN HUGE LAYOFFS AND FREQUENT DOWNSIZINGS WERE THE GENERAL ORDER OF THE DAY FOR MANY, MANY EMPLOYERS, literally millions of men and women were in constant, sometimes paralyzing fear that the next “heads” on “the chopping block” could quickly and easily end up being their own.

    Thank goodness, now that hiring …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Personal Branding, Positioning, Sound Branding

    When curve balls are thrown at you seize control


    Almost always there exists a way around troublesome situations, and it’s up to us to take action. But before hasty actions are taken, pause to consider the options.

    Confer with your better friends as to how they might handle similar situations. Over time, make it a habit to take the time to frequently update one …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Media Branding, Positioning, Sound Branding

    3 Variables to Implement and Succeed


    Upon hearing the question, how quickly will someone make money after experiencing your programs I was stunned. How could that possibly be quantifiable regardless of whose service it might be?

    Numerous possibilities play into the final answer. The following insights are worthy of serious consideration for anyone wanting to make their mark in business world.…

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Personal Branding, Sound Branding, Workplace Success

    Mindfulness and Personal Branding Success

    If I asked you, “Are you actively building your personal brand?” you’d probably immediately respond with an enthusiastic “Yes, of course!”

    However, what would happen if I asked you, “What have you done today to build your personal brand?”

    You might pause before answering. After a moment, you might respond that you’re going to “do …

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    Posted in authors corner, Personal Branding, Sound Branding, Success Strategies

    Blogging Tips for Personal Branding Success

    Blogging efficiency should play a key role in your personal branding success strategy.

    The basis of a sound personal branding strategy lies in efficiency. From a branding perspective, efficiency is more important than occasional excellence.

    “Occasional excellence is not enough; blogging and personal branding success require a process, or system, for delivering consistent performance”

    To …

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    Reading and Personal Branding Success

    Although the connection between writing and personal branding success is  obvious, the connection between reading and personal branding success is often less clear.

    Nevertheless, reading plays an important role in your ability to write.

    The more you read, and the more critically you read, the better you’ll able to write the articles, blog posts, books, …

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    Posted in authors corner, Personal Branding, Sound Branding, Success Strategies

    Time Management Tips for Personal Branding Success

    Time management plays a key role in your personal branding success.

    Time management is even more important than your ability to write the books, blog posts, emails, memos, and proposals, and reports needed to inform, convince, and persuade others! 

    You can know how to write, but unless you can find the time to write, and …

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