Articles about Personal Branding
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to create rare and life-changing relationships with anyone (even your heroes)
The secret of getting others to help you: Because they want to. And for no other reason. Not because they were manipulated or because they feel compelled.
If nice guys finish last, would it be better to be a bad guy?
Ah … The “Nice Guy” syndrome. There’s a common misconception out there that there are only two kinds of men. Nice guys and bad boys. But nothing could be further from the truth.
Things to master before turning 50
Things to do before you turn 50 include providing mentorship to someone else, learning how to detect a lie, and tempering your expectations around relationships. Each one will help you become the very best version of yourself.
Men’s grooming for beginners: Why you should pay more attention to your sideburns and stubble
Even if you can’t take time during your day for a quick shave, you probably should spend a few moments thinking about your own grooming game.
10 social media rules for new college graduates
If you’re serious about your career you should treat your social media profiles as an extension of your resume. Our social profiles are representative of our personalities, pastimes, and interests, so it’s vital to be conveying the correct image of yourself to current or prospective employers.
How many different types of smiles are there?
You’d be forgiven for thinking that counting the different types of smile would be straightforward. It’s anything but. The total number of different types of smile is frequently debated.
Bring the power of progress into your one-to-one meetings
As a leader, it’s up to you to help connect the dots between team members’ wins and the value their work provides to your company and customers. In the process, not only will your team members experience satisfaction, their output will improve as well. And that’s progress everyone can feel good about.
‘I don’t feel pretty’ … Why aren’t positivity movements working?
Many young girls and women today are prone to having strong bouts of insecurity about their looks and how they are perceived by others. They’re also strongly inclined to deriving a dominant part of their identity and self-worth from their physical appearance.
Pride isn’t a vice – it’s a way to become your best self
"We all evolve to want to create those feelings [of pride], of figuring out who you want to be. Listen to those feelings and use them to try to figure out how to become the best person that you want to be."
The art of goal achievement
What leads to goal achievement is a path, process, or a system. And for most of us, this part of the machine is the most difficult to maintain. It’s the one that takes the most time and effort.
Use your grown-up voice! Ditch vocal fry, baby talk or bro-language
The thing is that whether you realize it or not, the way you speak might be alienating others in the workplace or your work orbit.
Why you should reinforce values instead of rules
It turns out that values are far more effective than rules at eliciting the outcomes and behaviors that we want. I’ve observed that highly successful families, organizations and companies select and focus on a few values that are most important to them.
This 2-step, 10-minute exercise creates immediate self-awareness
Self-knowledge is important. But self-imagination is far more compelling and powerful. Actually, being highly imaginative is how you become self-aware.
This is why you’ll keep doing something you hate
When we are trapped in a sunk-cost fallacy, we get too stubborn to walk away from an objectively bad decision. We will not cut our losses and run, because we have invested too much money, time, and energy towards it. Behavioral scientists have long called us out on this trap.