Personal Branding

Lessons from Executive Job Seekers

We originally wrote and posted this article on LinkedIn. However, not everyone strays onto our LinkedIn – and we think what’s here is kind of helpful so we’re reposting it here. Goal: to shorten the executive job search cycle When executives lose their jobs there are common patterns we observe them going through over the [...]

By |June 30th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Branding|0 Comments

Tips for Updating Your Executive Personal Brand

Over the past seven years we’ve talked to hundreds of executives in Toronto and all over the world about their personal executive brands. Many are over forty and looking for their next corporate role. Some have decided to go ‘post-corporate’ and redefine themselves as a consultant or some other kind of expert service provider. Here’s [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Personal Branding|0 Comments
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Four personal branding tips to help shorten your elevator pitch

Hi, what do you do? In 10 seconds or less, can you summarize what you do for a living? Everyone should be able to do this. The original purpose of an elevator pitch was to prepare you for that chance meeting with a potential client, so that you could quickly summarize your value proposition for [...]

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Meetup as a Tool for Leveraging your Personal Brand

As a young professional, I know the challenges of networking and finding the right places to be to leverage your personal brand in such a busy city like Toronto. Having lived here my whole life, I have the upper hand knowledge of knowing what works and what doesn't. Toronto, like any other city, is full [...]

By |August 7th, 2013|Personal Branding, personal development|0 Comments
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7 Factors to Consider When Preparing to Showcase your Personal Brand

Branding as a professional is the most important tool to take advantage of when enhancing your reputation as an expert in your field. Using this powerful tool has the ability to create associated credibility, value and quality among those within your target audience. In other words, it's your bread and butter when others are asked [...]

By |July 23rd, 2013|Personal Branding, Social Media|0 Comments
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10 Reasons To Use A LinkedIn Strategy For Professional Branding

There are 200 million LinkedIn users online today and the numbers are growing each day - but what does that mean for business professionals? The bottom line is that you should be using LinkedIn as an integral part of your professional branding strategy. Here are my top 10 reasons why you should log in right [...]

By |June 20th, 2013|Personal Branding, Social Media|0 Comments
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How To Brand Yourself And Why Personal Branding Matters

So why do you need to know how to brand yourself? In today's world, we are constantly bombarded with personalities, attitudes, opinions, advice and tips, but at the end of the day, who do we trust? Who do we rely on? Who comes to mind when you need help? When breaking things down simply, we [...]

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Interim Management – Reinventing Yourself as a Business Professional

I often think of interim management as the rite of passage. It’s that precipice you reach in your career where you've held a number of VP Roles and the full-time jobs are just not coming in. You look in the mirror and ask yourself, “Why isn’t any one hiring me? I still have it! I’ve [...]