Your Personal Brand
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The Whole Person Job Search from Liz Ryan

She bounded onto the stage with a flair rarely seen in a business presentation. She wore a fuchsia dress, lipstick to match, and jewelry that glittered in the light while she literally bounced back and forth on the stage as she...

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The Best Way to Build Your Brand Effectively

How we portray ourselves in our present day society can make an enormous impact on the business we do and the types of professional relationships we build. Developing your personal brand is the best way to promote yourself, as ...

American Masters

Is Your Humor Hurting You?

Have you ever had one of those days when people sense a self-doubt that’s not there? You’re just breezing through the day, but others make comments to you about ‘embracing who you are’, or ‘enjoying this time  in...


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Please Don’t Sell Yourself Short

I remember going on informational interviews with established freelancers when I first started freelancing. We’d talk about networking, finding a niche, and the realities of the freelance market. Inevitably, it would end ...

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Why You Need to Write a Professional Bio

There may be numerous times in your career when you’re asked for something other than your resume to represent yourself in a given situation. In those times, you’re often going to be expected to present a profession...

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Fall in Love with Your Brand Like You Fall in Love with Your Spouse

 It seems, this week, everyone is talking about love and branding, and the combination of the two. Our friends over at Entrepreneur.com published the article “Would You Date Your Brand?” and the folks over at Busin...


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Is Your Brand “Obnoxious Enough”?

I recently discovered branding expert Heather Poduska from Clear Voice Branding, and I’m absolutely in LOVE with this recent article from her called “Why You Need An Obnoxious Brand.” Heather caught me at the ...

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Are You Your Own Greatest Career Enemy?

My friend (and one of the interviewees for my book, You Know Everybody!), Linda Descano, the CEO of Citi’s Women & Co. posted the infographic below on her LinkedIn blog last week titled “Are the Biggest Roadbloc...

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And Now, A Word on Vulnerability

I am currently reading Brene Brown’s latest book, Daring Greatly. Brown is a social scientist and researcher at Houston University who specializes in shame, vulnerability, and wholehearted living. Brown shares her work an...


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Straighten Up and Spread Out, Again!

I recently attended a women’s networking event featuring eight women, each considered experts in their field. Prior to the event kicking off, the women were called to the front of the room and introduced one by one. As th...