Posts in category "personal branding"

5 Ways Baby Boomers Can Shine On Social Media

This is the second in this series of articles about changing business environments.  Technology is the topic – more specifically social media.  Social media is websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.  Sites like Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter are currently the leading social media sites.... Read more »

5 things you need to know about your career

As the career landscape continues to change it’s good idea to keep the following concepts in mind to keep change in perspective:  Multiple careers are now the norm.  It used to be that the job you took right out of college was the job you kept your entire working life.  Those days are long gone... Read more »

Take Back Your Health...NOW!

I’m very serious about taking back my health.  Something happens to us when we reach a certain age and gravity it’s our friend anymore.  If you’re like me you face challenges head-on.  So when I began noticing unwanted droops and mental lapses I went into “mission” mode. After consulting with my doctor, I’ve decided to... Read more »
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3 Linkedin Super Tips

  Update your profile every quarter.  Linkedin notifies your connections of the update which increases your visibility.  TIP – Make a note on your calendar for June 1, September 2 and December 1 to remind yourself to make updates Write your profile in the first person…i.e. I am a financial professional who focuses….This style makes... Read more »

The Sexy Business Attitude in Chicago

I’ve lived in a boatload of cities:  Omaha, Houston, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Cincinnati and now Chicago.  I can tell you with great authority and experience that Chicago has by far THE sexiest business attitude of all of them….I didn’t say “sexist”. I said “sexiest”.  It’s edgy, innovative, strong, determined, community oriented, and last but not... Read more »

23 tips to create a brilliant brand for you and your small business

Branding you and company is essential in today’s marketplace.  Why?  Because YOU are the product and like any product on the market you want to market you and your company through a strong branding program.  Branding establishes your image with your clients.  Branding tells your customer what value you bring and how you can help... Read more »
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Jimmy Greenfield is a good guy

The nicest and most unexpected thing happened to me today and I wanted to share it with you.  I’m a writer.  I write because it keeps me sane….especially during winters like this.  I hardly ever get paid to write, but that’s OK.  I write because I know I’m good and I know have something to... Read more »

Little ity bity, teeny, tiny reinvention tips

The reinvention process involves change.  I’ve learned that if I start with huge impossible changes, I won’t follow through…..I’ll be disappointed and crabby.  In an effort to keep you from becoming crabby, I’m recommending small, minute changes that will help you get used to change.  Then when the day comes that you get fired or... Read more »

2014 is the year of the product....YOU are the product.

2014 is the year of the product and YOU are the product!  Don’t let this concept scare you.  To understand and believe that you are the product and an asset in today’s marketplace puts you in a very powerful place.  Being powerful gives you an advantage.  Here are three ways to capitalize on your newfound... Read more »
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