Category Archives: Personal Branding

How to Reinvent Your Personal Brand After Failure

Share In the dark days following a failure–whether it is business, career or school—it seems as if the sun will never shine on you again. You feel like the world has forever marked you as a loser and you are …
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New Rules for Personal Branding in a Social World: Video Series From My Stanford Talk Part 4

Share What is your ecosystem and how do you create relationships with those who influence perceptions about your brand? Once you have your brand positioning and messaging strategy, how do you communicate it? Find out in our fourth installment of …
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New Rules for Personal Branding in a Social World: Video Series From My Stanford Talk Part 1

Share I’m kicking off the New Year with a series of 11 short video lessons gleaned from my recent MBA talk at Stanford Graduate School of Business. The topic is “How to Brand Yourself to Compete in a Social World.” …
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Branding for Entrepreneurs: When and How Should You Start?

ShareAs an entrepreneur, you have to prioritize your time and money because you have precious little of both. Many entrepreneurs place developing their product and getting funded as their top priorities. They don’t realize that branding will help them reach …
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From Italy with a Smile: How I Reinvented My Personal Brand

Share I saw my dental hygienist this week. Not an earth-shattering event but significant because it made me think about reinventing one’s brand. Not hers, mine. As she peered in my mouth, she told me that she is amazed at …
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Branding From the Inside Out: Hawai‘i Style

ShareI often talk about branding from the inside out—that is, from your core values to how you represent your brand. But, it never quite hit home until I was in Kona, Hawaiʻi, running enterprise branding workshops with 22 social entrepreneurs. …
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Best-Selling Author Geoffrey Moore Talks About the Need for Personal Branding in the New Economy

ShareI’d love for everyone to watch this short and compelling video from Geoffrey Moore, author of Crossing the Chasm and most recently, Escape Velocity:   He talks about why changing business models make strategic personal branding essential for career success. …
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Go For It: How I Faced My Fears and Wrote a Book on Personal Branding

ShareThis year, I did something I have been wanting to do for years. I published a book called BrandingPays™: The Five-Step System to Reinvent Your Personal Brand. For more than 20 years, I have been a positioning and branding expert. …
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Six Triggers for Refreshing Your Personal Brand

ShareThe world is dynamic. Your brand needs to keep up with the times. If the world is talking about social marketing and you only do broadcast advertising, your reputation as a current marketer will suffer. You need to position yourself …
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Is Personal Branding for the Birds?

Share Four Memes That Can Keep You From Branding Yourself Is personal branding for the birds? (No Twitter pun intended.) I may be living in a bubble in Silicon Valley, but I am amazed by how many people think personal …
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