Be sure you take a moment and read Peter’s post about Debunking Personal Brand Cultural Myths and the myth that so many believe – “Only executive and managers need a personal brand”.  Please weigh in – is this something you believe? Or someone close to you?

Did you miss out on GlassDoor’s post about the best ways to leave a job?  Review that carefully – you never know when you will have to cross a bridge again so it’s better not to burn it.

Do you struggle with consistently controlling yourself as you go about working toward long term outcome? Or, is it easy for you? What do you do to stay focused on the results?

The insightful contributing authors covered these topics and much more. See what you might have missed and be sure to weigh in with your comments.  Agree or disagree – we want to hear from you!

This week join us for some great posts from our contributing authors as Peter continues Debunking the Personal Brand Cultural Myths, Pete keeps us focused on Productivity and the Young Entrepreneur Council on Growing Your Brand and Tips for Serial Entrepreneurs.

And, here’s your Bootstrapping Buzz 2-Minute Audio Tip for this week:  Discover and Communicate What Makes You Unique


Maria Elena Duron, is managing editor of the Personal Branding Blog, CEO (chief engagement officer) of buzz2bucks– a word of mouth marketing firm, and a professional speaker and trainer on developing social networks that work. She provides workshops, webinars, seminars and direct services that help create conversation, connection, credibility, community and commerce around your brand.  Maria Duron is founder and moderator of #brandchat – a weekly Twitter chat focused on every aspect of branding that is recognized by Mashable as one the 15 Essential Twitter Chats for Social Media Marketers.