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    12 Books to Read to Learn More About Personal Branding

    Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success by Dan Schawbel. Publisher of this blog and Student Branding blog, Schawbel breaks down personal branding into four distinct steps: discover, create, communicate, and maintain in this book about achieving success in your job and career. Career Distinction: Stand Out by Building Your Brand by…
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    The New Era of Protean Careers

    Welcome to the age of Protean Careers

    Get used to the term for it’s here to stay.  Better yet, we all better get used to the concept of Protean Careers.  Indeed, the American workplace has changed forever; and this is presenting significant problems for many who have come to depend upon the “Industrial Age” workplace. …

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    Are Your Expectations Too Low?

    You get what you expect

    John was dying.  He knew he had months at most to live and, at age 68, he evaluated his life for the first time.  He remembered a quote from a book he read years ago by Neale Donald Walsch that went, “Somewhere between the ages of 40 and 50, most …

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    Why Does Everyone Have To Be “Right”

    Is it true that schools now contract police during Debate Classes because each party to the debate is so intense; so confident that they are correct, that if they don’t win the debate or get the other side to accept their views, violence will break out?   Has the United States crossed the line where each …

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    Posted in Career Development, Education, Job Search, management, People, Reputation Management, Social Media

    Pros and Cons of Combining Your Social Identities

    Social media has all but reinvented the concept of personal branding. With the establishment of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs and other social media platforms, the opportunities for development, expression and expansion of personal brands has grown to extend never seen before.

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    I’ve spoken to many brand-conscious professionals, many from the Gen X …

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    Personal Branding Lessons from New York Fashion Week

    Since moving to New York City in 2005, I’ve found that my favorite way to bring in my favorite season (fall) is with New York Fashion Week. The shows; the parties; the hair; the clothes — something about it just amazes me. I, like many other New Yorkers, put on a fashionable outfit (that I …

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    Posted in Education, Personal Branding, Positioning, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Facebook Places and Your Brand

    Now that Facebook has decided to one-up Foursquare and other location-based platforms I thought it might be useful to think about what Facebook Places means for a brand. By now any social media savvy person knows the do’s and don’ts of checking in (if not, see my previous article here). There are some game changes …

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    Announcing the Launch of Millennial Branding, LLC

    Back in 2007, I had a vision of creating a “personal branding world.” A world in which everyone would have the opportunity to stand out and achieve success through the internet. The blue logo compass with the black silhouette, that you still see on all of my websites today, was established to become your guide …

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    Personal Branding Interview: Donald Asher

    Today, I spoke to Donald Asher, who is the author of How to Get Any Job, a national speaker on careers, and a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, MSN Encarta, and USAirways Magazine. Donald talks about his top ways to get a job, if it’s possible to get a job without using the internet, …

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

    Personal Branding Interview: Anya Kamenetz

    Today, I spoke to Anya Kamenetz, who is a financial speaker, bestselling author of Generation Debt, a Yahoo! Finance columnist, and a staff writer for Fast Company Magazine. Her latest book is called DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education. In this interview, Anya talks about the issues with the higher …

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