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Why Teach Personal Branding in College?

Share A tall, good-looking MBA student in a button-front shirt and jeans wandered into the lecture hall early at a West Coast university where I was to give a leadership branding seminar.  I struck up a conversation with him, asking …
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Two “Truisms” That Can Hinder Your Personal Brand

ShareI am going out on a limb by saying that certain “truisms” in personal branding and career coaching can actually hinder your personal brand.  In general, these truisms provide reasonable advice, but I’m afraid that they can be used as …
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Asian-Americans Can Overcome Personal Branding Challenges: An Interview with Doreen Woo Ho

ShareDoreen Woo Ho is a successful executive with a fascinating career. She is a former Time Magazine foreign correspondent and longtime banking executive with Citicorp, Wells Fargo and United Commercial Bank, where she served as President and CEO.  While retired from any …
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Fix the Fundamentals Before Personal Branding

SharePersonal branding, done right, can deliver powerful results in visibility and differentiation.  But, if you have fundamental weaknesses in your skill set or experience, amplifying your message could hinder rather than help you. An old maxim goes: Nothing kills a …
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Job Seekers Rate Face-to-Face Higher than Online Networking

ShareNote: This is the second in our 3-part series on findings from the BrandingPays Pulse Survey on current attitudes on mobility and social networking among professionals. Our BrandingPays Pulse Survey shows that professionals want to change jobs in 2012 (see …
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Survey: Professionals Seek Job Changes in 2012

ShareMindset Shift from Job Survival to Job Mobility Note: This is the first in a 3-part series on findings from the BrandingPays Pulse Survey on current attitudes on mobility and social networking among professionals. If you are looking to change …
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