Category: Sound Branding

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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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Practical Online Writing Tips for Personal Branding Success

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The second edition of Ginny Redish’s Letting Go of the Words …