Is Your Personal Brand Keeping You from a Promotion?

Is Your Personal Brand Keeping You from a Promotion?

As your own Chief Marketing Officer, you have a say in how your brand translates to your career advancement. It’s possible to develop a brand that positions you for promotion, but there are ways that you can (mis)manage your brand that can have a negative impact as well. Here are five considerations when thinking about…

5 Ground Rules Before Starting a Difficult Conversation

5 Ground Rules Before Starting a Difficult Conversation

People disagree. It happens all the time, and it’s hard to know how to deal with disagreements. When it comes to family, politics and religion, the “Thanksgiving Rule” is to just not bring the topics up. But in an increasingly polarized world, we don’t always have the luxury of avoidance. In our personal lives, we…

5 Ways Mentoring Builds Leadership Skills & Your Personal Brand

5 Ways Mentoring Builds Leadership Skills & Your Personal Brand

In today’s business world, mentorships are among your most critical professional relationships. Finding a mentor helps you in your development and commitment to continuous improvement and learning. Conversely, taking on a mentee opens you up to fresh ideas and helps you locate and nurture excellence in succession. From either side, there are some key skills…

5 Trends in Personal Branding for 2019

5 Trends in Personal Branding for 2019

With the new year upon us, it is a good time to take stock of your Personal Branding strategy. Is it time to up your game? With that in mind, here are some important trends in Personal Branding to take into account when mapping your strategy. Video Dominates The increasing ease of video production means…

5 Reasons to Join a Nonprofit Board

5 Reasons to Join a Nonprofit Board

I recently spoke on an amazing panel, thanks to the Business Women’s Giving Circle. There were several themes that came out of that event that I wanted to capture because I know it will help individuals understand the many benefits of joining a board. Joining a nonprofit board is an excellent and enormous commitment. Many…