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    The 9 Attitudes of Leadership

    One of lingering fallacies about business is believing that Jim Collins is right. As the bestselling researcher-author of Good to Great and now, Great by Choice, Collins is pretty good at retrospectively interpreting what worked in the past for some businesses. But he’s not great at forecasting how they’ll do when the research project is …

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    Personal Branding Interview: Stephen R. Covey

    This post originally appeared in my Forbes.com column.

    Today, I spoke with Stephen R. Covey and we focused on his new book “The 3rd Alternative: Solving Life’s Most Difficult Problems,” which just came out today! Dr. Covey is the author of the worldwide bestseller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. First written in 1989, …

    Posted in Book Reviews, Interview, management, People, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Review of Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

    Personal branding is important in social media. And both social media and personal branding are important in today’s job search process. Joshua Waldman, author of Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies, gets that. He summarizes his new book as follows:  

    If you’re looking for a first job, exploring a career change, or preparing to …

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    Write Your Brand-Building Book In Spite Of Yourself

    Steven Pressfield’s Do the Work is for you if you’re finding it difficult to finish–or, even, to just start–to write your brand-building book.

    Don’t blame yourself if you’re having trouble writing your brand-building book; blame the Resistance, the uncompromising force inside you that fights change–even when the change is in your best interest.

    In the …

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    Do You Exist?

    Search engines are doing an ever better job of customizing search results based on the prior behavior and preferences of the user. So, if you like YouTube and you rarely have clicked through onto MySpace, then the MySpace presence of people and things will simply not exist for you. That is, MySpace results for the …

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    Personal Branding Interview: Deborah Shane

    Today, I spoke to Deborah Shane, who blogs here and is an author, entrepreneur, radio host and expert. Her new book Career Transition-make the shift-the 5 steps to successful career reinvention is available now. In this interview, Deborah talks about how you know when you need to reinvent your career, how to go about reinventing …

    Posted in Book Reviews, Career Development, Interview, Job Search, People, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Personal Branding Interview: Alina Tugend

    Today, I spoke to Alina Tugend, who is the author of Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong. Alina has been a journalist for more than twenty-five years and writes the biweekly consumer column “Shortcuts” for the New York Times business section. In this interview, Alina explains her research findings behind her new …

    Posted in Book Reviews, Career Development, Interview, People, Personal Branding

    Personal Branding Interview: Steven Levy

    Today, I spoke to Steven Levy, who is the author of In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives. He is a senior writer at Wired, and was formerly senior editor and chief technology correspondent for Newsweek. In this interview, Steven reveals some secrets from one of the most prize companies in …

    Posted in Book Reviews, Interview, Misc, People, Personal Branding

    Personal Branding Interview: Jenny Blake

    Today, I spoke to Jenny Blake, who is the author of and blogs at Life After College: The Complete Guide to Getting What You Want and LifeAfterCollege.org, where she provides simple, practical tips about life, work, money, happiness and personal growth. In this interview, Jenny talks about decisions college graduates need to make to have …

    Posted in Book Reviews, Career Development, Interview, People, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Personal Branding Interview: Anne Kreamer

    Today, I spoke to Anne Kreamer, who is the author of It’s Always Personal: Emotion in the New Workplace. She is a former executive vice president and worldwide creative director of Nickelodeon. In this interview, Anne talks about the impact emotion has in the workplace, emotional management, and more.

    What impact does emotion play in…
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    Posted in Book Reviews, Interview, management, People, Personal Branding
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