Articles about Personal Branding

Networking

8 alternatives to traditional business cards

New ideas for business cards, which showcase your name and title and clearly and easily offer others your preferred ways of being in touch.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs with really awesome Instagram accounts

How did we live before Instagram? Well we probably didn't have our nose in our phones as much, but seriously an Instagram account can say so much about a company and the people who work for it. 

Office Life

3 ways to set yourself up for a promotion

To changing your mentality around a promotion, here are three practical ways to improve your image and exposure at the office.

Personal Branding

Are you hiding behind your work? How to take credit for the genius that is you

Take credit for being a genius. Modesty is a virtue, or so they say. Modesty in the workplace is another thing entirely – here’s why.

Levelling Up

How to create a personal brand to enhance your job search

Developing your own personal brand doesn’t have to be intimidating, though. Just a few simple steps can help you narrow down the best approach

Self-Help

Type delete type: What writers do (or ‘Why I’m editing my life’)

What better way to spend a life than in pursuit of the true, the good, and the beautiful? That’s how I’m trying to spend mine, anyway.

The Whole Human

7 ways to build trust with others

One of today’s most essential skills is to learn how to build trust with others. Here are 7 ways that I have found useful.

News

Women are less likely to achieve ‘last name fame’ – Here’s what that means

Coming up with women who've achieved last name fame is a lot harder. New research looks into why women are less likely to be known just as their last name.

Networking

This is what you should put on a business card

A business card is endlessly customizable, but a word of caution before you go crazy with colors and fonts: when designing, know your audience.

Work fashion

Can you truly bring your authentic fashion self to work?

At some point — about five years ago maybe — the phrase “bring your authentic self to work” became the working world’s hottest new fashion catchphrase.

Job search

The economy is so strong, job seekers are ghosting employers

Now, because of a strong labor market, it's the job seekers who are doing the "ghosting," or disappearing without notice.

The Whole Human

The most important asset you have, but are afraid to use

Your innocence, uniqueness, and authenticity are what set you apart. They’re the qualities that can move you closer to your goals and success.

Job search

Why you need to vet and coach your job references

At their best, a good job reference is your cheerleader. But at their worst, they can be the reason why you get ruled out of contention.

Entrepreneurs

How to build a business around your personal brand

Life keeps evolving. Business keeps changing. But building a personal brand has never been easier. The internet has allowed us all to be on equal footing.

The Whole Human

5 ways to invest in yourself – the concept of compound interest

You can start giving deeper thought to investing in yourself – in other words, building on the wins you’ve already accumulated.

Success

Who gets to be defined as a self-made success?

Who gets to be called a self-made success? This is a debate that Forbes Magazine kicked off when it put Kylie Jenner on its cover.

Communication

Pat yourself on the back. With words. Document your amazingness.

Early on, in spite of my shyness, I learned the importance of talking about myself, about what I do, and just how generally amazing I can be.

Personal Branding

Bob Dylan: When and why you should reinvent yourself

Time changes our circumstances. How well we accommodate this, then, depends on how well we are able to reinvent ourselves.

How To

Turning yourself from a professional into a brand

Like it or not, working in the digital era challenges everyone to create a personal brand — even if it is merely through Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn.

The Whole Human

Why cheating is like pouring wine in a barrel

The problem with cheating: by trying to win at all cost, we miss long-term consequences. Even if we don’t get caught, you’ll experience the aftermath taste.

How To

A guide to writing the perfect pitch to secure a side hustle

Career happiness doesn’t have to be just a far-fetched idea. A side hustle can make it a reality, and if you need help getting a start, this can help.

Be less boring: Make your resume more like a meme

In 2016, Google Trends — which tracks the popularity of search terms — revealed a somewhat startling statistic.

The Whole Human

5 choices that damage your professional reputation

Choices regarding your career influence your perceived character, your trajectory, and your future pursuits. Like it or not — the world is watching.

Work Fashion

The 6 clothing items every professional woman should own, according to stylists

If you’re trying to build a versatile work wardrobe, certain garments and accessories will give you flexibility and polish.

Personal Branding

Humble Brag 101: 8 tips on how to talk about yourself without sounding arrogant

Breaking down the do’s and don’ts for how to properly “humble brag” ... Tips to talk about yourself without sounding arrogant.