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Professional Visibility

How To Build Professional Visibility
(Without Sounding Self-Promotional)

By | PRG Blog

Increasing professional visibility can contribute positively to business success and career advancement. The more that people know of and about you, the greater likelihood that they will view you as a go-to expert, thought leader or asset with a specific set of skills, knowledge and experience. This recognition strengthens your personal brand and, by extension, your company’s brand too. Read More

ATE - Gabi Hegan, Expat Networking

Expat Networking Tips from Gabi Hegan,
CEO & Founder of HEIMATabroad

By | Ask The Experts: Monthly Interview Series
Expat Networking Tips from Gabi Hegan

Today we speak with Gabi Hegan about expat networking. Gabi, originally from Munich, Germany, has founded several companies dedicated to guiding expats through their journey in the US. She oversees HEIMATabroad (platform and print magazine supporting German speaking expats nationwide), ICH BIN EXPAT (annual expat fair and year-round events in NY) and CityKinder (NY-based community website for German-speaking families).

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ATE - Mark A. Pfister, Board Candidate Strategy

Board Candidate Tips from Mark A. Pfister,
CEO of M.A. Pfister Strategy Group

By | Ask The Experts: Monthly Interview Series
Mark A. Pfister - Board Expert

Today we speak with Mark A. Pfister about Board candidate strategy. Mark is an Independent Board Director, Executive Leadership Advisor and CEO of M. A. Pfister Strategy Group. His popular book, Across The Board: The Modern Architecture Behind an Effective Board of Directors, has influenced a whole new generation of Board Directors.

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Presentation

Must-Do’s Before Giving a Presentation

By | PRG Blog

Speaking publicly — whether running a meeting or as a presenter, keynote speaker, panelist or event host — is a valuable opportunity to communicate expertise, strengthen credibility and showcase your personal brand. Presenting in front of audiences, large or small, also boosts professional visibility and sparks network growth and business opportunities. Read More

ATE Martin Bentsen Headshot Photography

Headshot Tips From Martin Bentsen,
Founder of City Headshots

By | Ask The Experts: Monthly Interview Series
In this inaugural edition of Ask The Experts, Point Road Group’s new Q & A series, we learn valuable headshot tips and guidance from Martin Bentsen, founder of City Headshots. Martin is a headshot photographer, videographer and digital branding expert. He’s a member of both the National Association of Sales Professionals and Sales & Marketing Executives International, and some of his corporate clients include LinkedIn, American Express and Volvo Cars. You can connect with Martin on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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6 Tips Before Jumping on the Resolution Bandwagon

By | PRG Blog

As the end of the year approaches, it’s easy to fall into the New Year’s Resolution mindset, i.e., think about what you’ll start doing (or do differently) to achieve your goals in the coming year. The classics are all too familiar: go to the gym, eat healthier, sleep better etc. Professionally, common goals include kicking a job search into gear, networking, joining professional associations, seeking a promotion/raise etc. Read More

How NOT To Introduce Yourself: 6 Introduction Mistakes To Avoid

How NOT To Introduce Yourself: 6 Introduction Mistakes To Avoid

By | PRG Blog

How you introduce yourself when meeting someone for the first time can shape and set the tone for the relationship. What you say (and how you say it) makes an important impression and reflects your personal brand. You control the message, which is important as it can become the sound bite that your new acquaintance uses to introduce you to others (especially if you meet at an event or when networking). Read More