Developing a strong personal brand is key to differentiating yourself from your competition. We all need to manage our reputations – how we are perceived by others determines the value they assign us and the opportunities they afford us. Perception is reality in the minds of employers, clients and colleagues, and it is never too […]
What is Google Saying About You?
Do you research people before meeting them? Reviewing a LinkedIn or Google profile of a client or colleague before you meet gives you valuable insight into their career history and interests. It can help bring tremendous perspective and points of common interest for discussion. So what are others finding out when they research you? What […]
Podcast: Is Your Network Intentional?
We all have contact networks – friends, family, acquaintances, alumni and coworkers. How many of those contacts, however, are intentionally there because you identified their direct value to your life and business? Here is a straight forward and practical approach to developing, nurturing and maintaining an intentional network of key contacts. [podcast]http://www.unleashingyourbrand.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Intentional-Networks.mp3[/podcast]
Getting to the Real You…and Why it’s the Only Way to Reach Your Goals!
Personal branding is not about changing who you are, or misrepresenting what you stand for. Personal brand development starts from the purest position – authenticity. By recognizing and communicating your unique strengths, you become more compelling to your target audience. Your personal brand removes you from an “everything looks the same” sell by leveraging your […]
Back to School: Personal Branding Tips for Kids (and Their Parents)
There they go – by bike, car, bus or airplane – our kids are off to school. Some are headed to kindergarten with their crisp Scooby Doo backpacks resting squarely on their shoulders. Some are headed to high school, prepped with fashionable jeans, iPhone and Air Jordan tennis shoes. Others are headed to college – […]
10 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand Online
As a company, you have a website, you spent time writing the “About Us” and “Services” section and you’ve displayed your goals to the world. What’s next? As an individual, you put your career life story on LinkedIn, uploaded your most flattering headshot and completed the section titled, “Summary.” Now what? Building an online brand […]