“This is about the company; it’s about us, and it’s about me.” Maybe, it can be about you too.

In 2008, I made a pitch to a steering committee about replacing our SharePoint intranet with some kind of early social network technology. We had interviewed stakeholders around the world about how they wanted to interact with each other and … Continue reading “This is about the company; it’s about us, and it’s about me.” Maybe, it can be about you too.

2015 Hiring: Your Resume Only Says “Over Here!” It Is Your Online / Social Presence That Allows Me To Say “YES!”

One of the key ideas to WIN in the congested, competitive, crazy modern workplace is creating an AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE – this allows others to create memories (for themselves) about YOU. (This is what personal branding is about, BTW). When my … Continue reading 2015 Hiring: Your Resume Only Says “Over Here!” It Is Your Online / Social Presence That Allows Me To Say “YES!”

Personal Brand: Get One To Help And To Get Help

One revelation of the process of researching and activating personal branding, for me, has been a turnaround in perspective about HELP.

I have always been loath to ask for help. Always thought I could do it myself (fool!). Tied up with this is an idea that the main reason to talk about yourself is to network hard and get into people’s rolodexes / contacts so that you can pick them off one by one and ask for the help. Some childhood stuff going on there probably, but here’s the Aha!

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