Personal Branding Breakdown: 9/30 Edition


1. Young Professional Tip of the Week

To maintain career health, you should periodically reevaluate your job history. Some questions to consider include:

  • Have you been involved recently in a successful project or outcome?
  • Have you faced career setbacks or errors in the past month?
  • What are your strongest skills? What are your weakest?

Take the time to acknowledge these points and write a little about each in a document on your computer. (via Maintain Your Career Health)

2. Stat or Trend of the Week

Studies have shown that the more you tweet, the more followers you’re likely to have ( via How to Dramatically Increase Your Twitter Following)

3. Personal Branding Tip of the Week

The emergence of new media technologies that allow anyone with passion and purpose (and a functioning internet connection) to become their own media channel has seen a changing of the guard in many industries, with individuals seemingly coming out of nowhere to stamp their authority and knowledge leadership. (via 3 things professionals can learn from successful bloggers)

4. Social Media Tip of the Week

The recipe for non-creepy friend-making on social media isn’t all that different from life. You just need desire, enthusiasm, good instincts, and a healthy amount of Googling. ( via How to Forge Non-Creepy Friendships on Social Media)

5. Leadership Tip of the Week

Expertise is necessary for thought leadership — but not sufficient. A thought leader sees value in communicating with people outside his or her community of peers. (via What is a Thought Leader?)


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