Whether you’re an executive seeking a new job, considering a job search or content in your role (but would pursue a dream job if it became available), it’s important to have a resume that presents who you are today and positions you well for where you want to go next in your career.
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. Delivering presentations in front of audiences, large or small, also boosts professional visibility and sparks network growth and business opportunities. Read More
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
When introducing yourself for the first time to someone, what you say and how you say it can shape and set the tone for the relationship. How you introduce yourself 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
When considering a board search — whether as a first-time director or experienced one — take a close look at your personal brand to determine if your messaging highlights board experience (or board-relevant experience). It might sound surprising, but a strong personal brand of an executive or operational leader does not necessarily translate into that of an ideal board candidate. Read More