Are you damaging your personal brand?

Are you damaging your personal brand? We all have personal brands, whether we think about them or not. But are you damaging yours without even knowing it? Your personal brand is what people think of you and say about you when you’re not in the room. It’s the space you occupy in the minds of others. For…

5 ways to market your skills

5 ways to market your skills One of the concerns people voice to me most frequently is that they are scared to market their personal brand in the workplace in case they come across as being arrogant. You see, many people don’t realize that personal marketing is not about shouting how great you are from the rooftops…

Angelina Jolie: an inspiring personal brand

Angelina Jolie: an inspiring personal brand Great personal brands inspire us. While effective personal branding can be achieved by anyone, not just Hollywood stars; it’s sometimes useful to look at successful celebrity personal brands to learn from them. Angelina Jolie has built a much admired personal brand. With an Academy Award to her name, as…

Meaningful personal brands are most likely to succeed

Meaningful personal brands are most likely to succeed According to people around the world surveyed in the Havas Media second annual Meaningful Brands Index, what makes people care about brands, increasingly, is whether those brands improve lives. Umair Haque, the director of the Havas Media Labs and a blogger for Harvard Business Review says that the next…

Market yourself for a career relaunch

Market yourself for a career relaunch If you’ve been out of the workplace for awhile, it’s completely normal to feel a bit nervous about restarting your career. As you look to relaunch it, make sure you know how to market your top skills and highlight the value you can add in the workplace. Here are a few…

How saying No builds your personal brand

Personal branding and marketing tips for introverts Saying ‘no’ to activities or opportunities that are not in line with your personal branding focus is key to building a strong personal brand. Saying ‘no’ is important for personal brands! I often tell clients that what they say ‘No’ to is even more important that what they say ‘Yes’…

Personal branding and marketing tips for introverts

Personal branding and marketing tips for introverts There are many ways of branding and marketing yourself for introverts Personal branding is for introverts too. Many introverts have dismissed the option of building and marketing their personal brands, believing that such activities are best left to the extroverts of the world. Yet this means that they often…