Tag: Personal Branding
Dorie Clark wants to reinvent you (image via HBR Facebook)
You’ve slogged hard for years. Maybe even decades. Somewhere along the way, you lost your mojo.
Maybe work isn’t as fulfilling or meaningful as before. Or you realise that you haven’t made any progress in years.
What should you do under these circumstances?
Calling all Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs)! The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) wants to make you a better leader.
Happening 24 July 2015 (Friday) at NTUC Centre from 8 am to 7 pm, the Future Leaders Summit 2015 is the union movement’s effort to cater to the growing numbers of PMEs in its membership. Through the event, NTUC hopes to equip PMEs with leadership skills designed for the fast moving digital age.
Courtesy of Branketing.com
What is your Unique Selling Proposition? How do you create a dent in the Universe?
Many of us are familiar with the concept of the Unique Selling Proposition or USP. According to Entrepreneur magazine, the USP is defined as…
The factor or consideration presented by a seller as the reason that one product or service is different from and better than that of the competition.
Do you know what’s the best way to hack your life to achieve more?
Nope, it isn’t multitasking.
By now, you would have heard experts telling us that task switching leads to lower levels of concentration, flow, and efficiency. The time needed for us to “restart” each time we switch from activity A to activity B is actually counterproductive.
Sally Hogshead knows how to fascinate you (source of image)
Ever wonder how people perceive your unique self? Keen to use those insights to market yourself better and improve your social influence?
In a fascinating episode on the Social Media Marketing podcast, Sally Hogshead, author of How the World Sees You, shared how we can use the science of “fascination” to build your personal brand, impress others and improve our social influence.
Courtesy of Vector Marketing
Do you know the secret to having a great day?
It begins the moment you wake up. That’s right, first thing in the morning.
Courtesy of AARP
How do you define success? Can it be measured by wealth or power alone?
Apparently no. Not least according to Arianna Huffington, founder and editor of Huffington Post Media Group – one of the world’s most influential news and information brands. In her latest book Thrive, Huffington proposes that there is a “third metric” which quantifies success by one’s well-being, wisdom, sense of wonder, and ability to give.
Jesus was the ultimate example of diplomacy (courtesy of Jesus Good Father)
Difficult people are the bane of our professional and personal lives. You meet them everywhere.
On the buses. At the neighbourhood coffee shops. In the office. At a family gathering. Heck, even in the peaceful surrounds of a park.
Scene from Bernardo Bertolucci’s “The Last Emperor” (image source)
There are two schools of thought in life, business and work.
The first is the school of deference. Adherents to this approach believe that obedience, allegiance, faith and subservience are virtues to be embraced. The entire Confucian philosophy commands one to put nation before organisation, organisation before family and family before self. Communal interests precede individual ones.