A personal brand is the total experience of the relationship others have with who you are and what you stand for as a leader – and how you live your personal brand each and every day regardless of the circumstances. Unfortunately, most leaders (less than 15% according to leadership surveys conducted by my organization) still don’t know how to develop their personal brand – and when they have made attempts, they were more likely to launch self-promotion campaigns that tarnished their workplace reputations and made their colleagues begin to question their true intentions.
Your business card says you're founder and CEO of your business. What it doesn't say is that you're also ceaseless promoter of your business, big-picture visionaire, and manager of people and their emotions.
We write the equivalent of 520 million books every day on social media and email. The fact that so many of us are writing — sharing our ideas, good and bad — has changed the way we think. Just as we now live in public, so do we think in public.
According to HBR.org, a team of researchers led by Sophie Ellwood at the University of Sydney recently found evidence that incubation--taking a break from a problem to focus on something unrelated--can increase creativity.
Career, Leadership Lessons From Michael Phelps' Return Fox Business A quick summary of his career: The most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, with 22 medals, 18 of them gold (twice as many gold medals as his closest challenger).
John Michel's insight:
If you were successful in the past but have eased out of the game, either abruptly or by slowing down a little bit more every day, ask yourself why. If it's intentional, something you really want for yourself, fine. Enjoy your life and don't look back. But if it's a case of feeling that you have to move out of the way, that you can't run with your younger colleagues, that there's nothing left for you to contribute, then maybe it's time to reevaluate, create a plan, and get back in the pool.
See where you stand--and whether you need to start making changes.
John Michel's insight:
Passion and purpose--in short, doing what you love--can be difficult to find. Some people search forever. Some gain remarkable skills and talents only to think, I'm great at this. So why don't I feel successful? Others, even after building successful businesses, suddenly think, Hold on. This is just not me.
If you’ve managed a team for even a year, you know the crazy behavior that human beings can deliver. As a CEO for 23 years, I remember dozens of times I sat with my head in my hands, wondering what a team member was thinking, if anything. If you’re the [...]
It is the leader’s job to enforce the values and behaviors that make up the company culture. A healthy company culture is a set of norms and behaviors that support high performance and the company’s ultimate success. Since midsized companies (and larger) are completely dependent on teams to accomplish critical tasks,anyone who damages teamwork can’t be allowed to stay.
Giving your workers more autonomy is truly a win-win solution. It allows you to entrust and delegate, while your workers feel inspired, energized, and part of a real team. Empowered employees are happy employees, and happiness is good for business.
Your words are among your greatest tools. They're a window into your vision, your values and your abilities. So, whether you're running a giant organization or just trying to herd a group toward a certain outcome, there are messages you need to communicate constantly in order to lead effectively.
Unless you're lucky enough to work for yourself, we all have a boss we have to answer to. Provided they're not the devil incarnate, there are quite a few ways to ensure you two have a good relationship.
Unless you're lucky enough to work for yourself, we all have a boss we have to answer to. Provided they're not the devil incarnate, there are quite a few ways to ensure you two have a good relationship. Here's what you should keep in mind.P
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.