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    As the job market grows more competitive, the notion of personal branding has gained traction in recent years. It's now more vital than ever. As the job market grows more competitive, the notion of personal branding has gained traction in recent years. It’s now more vital than ever.

    But what does personal branding actually mean?

    Personal Branding Explained

    Essentially, personal branding is a means for others to learn more about you, including your professional ethos, goals, and mission.

    We’ve …

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    Social Media Branding Mistakes: 5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid

    Social media branding mistakes can be disastrous. Personal branding is as much an art as it is a science and there are five traps to avoid.

    It can be immensely helpful to remind ourselves that social media branding mistakes happen in front of a worldwide audience. Avoiding them altogether is obviously the best strategy.

    There are thousands of hard-working professionals trying to grow a strong, lasting online presence and personal brand. Many (if not most) turn to social media to achieve …

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    Reputation Is a Currency

    In the gig economy your reputation precedes you.

    As automation begins to make some jobs more scarce others will crop up to serve the gig economy.

    Your ability to stand out and differentiate yourself from others may come down to one thing… Your reputation.

    Reputation is a Currency

    The fact is… Reputation has always been …

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    11 Tools That’ll Shave Hours off Your Branding Efforts

    VR Changing the Workforce What’s one great tool you use to assist in streamlining your branding efforts (e.g. social media scheduling platforms, reputation management tools, etc.)?

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

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    Make Your Personal Brand Shine With Strong Communication Skills

    Having strong communication skills is crucial. One needs to know when it’s important to listen and when its necessary to respond. There are many subtleties in communication that can influence others; the best communicators strengthen their personal brand using speech and silence to influence others’ opinion of them. They intuitively know “when silence is golden” …

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    When Silence is Golden in Building Your Personal Brand

     “The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.”― Mark Twain

    Many times it’s difficult not to respond to someone, especially when we feel we’ve been attacked or provoked. Our natural impulse is to react defensively and all too often our impulsive response makes things much …

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    The Secrets to Becoming a Respected and Sustained Influencer

    It’s widely believed that those who are in sales and marketing need to know how to be persuasive, but what about the rest of us? Does the general public benefit from knowing more about the dynamics of influence and what it takes to be good at being persuasive and to be weary of those influencers …

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    Be Accountable For Your Mistakes: It Feels Great!

    Being accountable can be cathartic and even exhilarating if you realize it’s a path to fulfillment! -Beth Kuhel

    “Stop blaming and start aiming.” ― Rob Liano

    Excuses, Excuses, Excuses!  No one cares about your excuses! Just get over yourself and realize that the best thing to do when you make a mistake is to accept …

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    One Thing Everyone Should Know About Handling Stress

    Reaction to everyday stressors predict future health – Science Daily

     …Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down. -Natalie Goldberg

    It’s hot as hell outside, you’re running late to work, stuck in a huge traffic jam, (or on a crowded subway) and you’ve stained …

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    When to Speak Up and When To Hold Back?

    Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. – Winston Churchill

    New hires struggle with the question of when to show what they know and when to refrain so as to avoid sounding like a know it all?  This is an important …

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