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Need to reignite your career? – Part Two

Last week I wrote Need to reignite your career? Part One. To recap, we looked at the following five areas: 1. Get clear on your life vision 2. Work with purpose 3. Get a plan 4. Know and use your strengths 5. Close the confidence gap Today we look at the next five areas that will really help you move your career forward. 6. Build your personal brand When we think about brands we usually think about big organisations like Apple or Virgin. But you have your own personal brand that you need to ...

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What do you want to be known for?

Ask yourself this question: Is your personal brand taking you to the places you want to go in your career? How do people see you at work? Perhaps you have a reputation as the problem solver, the organizer or the deal maker – but is it serving you well? One of the most important questions you can ask when building your personal brand and looking at what’s next for your career, is what do you want to be known for? Personal branding expert, William Arruda explains that your personal ...

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Is it time to reignite your personal brand?

You know how it goes: you’re going along well in your career. Doing a good job, hitting your milestones, keeping your boss and your clients happy and generally achieving what you have set out to. But sometimes it just feels a bit, you know, lackluster. Like the shine has faded. The gloss is wearing off. Or let’s be honest, you might be just flat out bored with it all (and yourself perhaps). You could change jobs. Industries. Go and hike a mountain. Sit in a cave somewhere. Or ...

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5 keys to building your personal brand

I talk about personal branding a lot and I have a whole chapter in my book dedicated to it, because it matters. As we know, many of us think that if we just keep our head down and do the work, that all else will take care of itself regarding our careers. But as many of us also know, that’s often just not true. One of the key aspects of our career that really matters is your personal brand — which is essentially how you choose to present yourself. Everyone has one. Many people ...

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What are you known for?

Last week I shared with you some tips to brand yourself fabulous, as published on Womens Agenda where they shared an edited extract from my book Getting Real About Having It All. Today some more tips to get you thinking. The days of being employed in one company – and in one career – went out the window in the ’80s. Today, in the knowledge economy, it is all about talent. It is about building eminence, thought leadership, unique skills that are in demand, and being known for what it ...

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How to brand you and your career ‘fabulous’

Personal brand. Everyone has one. Many don’t know what their personal brand says about them; and few do something positive to build it, enhance it, and leverage it to support their career success. I am still surprised by how many people think they don’t even have one. Seriously. If you are alive and kicking, then you have a personal brand – even if you’re in fifth grade. So what does your brand say about you? What do you want it to say? Building a successful personal brand ...

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