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    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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    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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    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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    Business Fundamentals for Personal Branding Success

    Personal brand building and career success require more than charisma, confidence and passion; you need to know the fundamentals of business and financial management.

    Regardless whether you’re planning to continue working for others until you have saved enough to start your own business, or you want to start your own business as soon as possible, …

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    Evaluate Your Personal Brand Building Progress at Midyear

    With July 4th behind us, this week is the perfect time to review your progress achieving your 2013 personal brand building goals and progress.

    Evaluation plays an important role in any sound branding strategy; it provides an opportunity to monitor your progress and make changes where appropriate.

    Here are some questions to ask yourself as …

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    How Do You Identify Speaking Gigs That Boost Your Brand?

    How do you identify events or speaking gigs that are good for your brand (vs. a waste of time/money)? What factors should you consider?

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

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    Using Six Hats Thinking To Build Your Personal Brand

    Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats can help you strengthen your personal brand as a valued team member and potential leader, playing an important role during meetings.

    Although originally published in 1985, Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats continues to play an important role in creative thinking for leading businesses and governments around the world. …

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    Resume Tips for Projecting a Creative Personal Brand

    Are you looking for a way to build a memorable personal brand with a resume that stands out from the others clamoring for attention?

    If you want to brand yourself with personal brand attributes like creativity, confidence, and strong, independent thinking, take a good look at Jocelyn Wallace’s visual resume. 

    Jocelyn Wallace’s visual resume is …

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    Build Your Personal Brand by Simplifying Your Message

    Simplifying your message can pay big dividends when building your personal brand and communicating your ideas.

    The simpler your message, the easier it will be for others to understand your brand and remember your ideas. This strengthens your brand and increases your impact and control over events.

    Short lists, for example, are far more effective …

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