Grace Under Fire

The King and Kelly interview was not only one of the biggest journalism scores of the week (it would have been year, but over 30 million people logged onto watch Jordyn Woods interview on the Red Table Talk with Jada Pinkett last week), it was also the absolute personification of what it means to remain in control during a chaotic situation—a skill many professional women could benefit from. 

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What To Do When Those Who Work With You Don't Know What You Do?

Internal Branding is just as critical as external branding. It is imperative to make sure that those within your organization recognize the value you bring to the table just as much as it is to elevate your visibility externally.

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Practice Universal Laws: What Goes Around Comes Around

There are certain Universal Laws that always ring true. But, we continue to fight and deny them. One is “you reap what you sow.” If your personal brand (reputation) is steeped in generosity, giving and empowering, that is what will come back your way.

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Be Visible, Not Perfect: Two Unconventional Strategies for Igniting Your Personal Power and Wrapping Every Audience Neatly Around your Finger!

They say the quickest way to elevate your visibility, is through public speaking. For some reason, when you are on a stage, people are able to connect on a deeper level and develop the “know, like a trust factor must quicker.” In fact, often within moments, audience members can assess whether you are somebody they would like to get to know better. 

 

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Self-Worth Is the New Black: How to Leverage It for Fierce, Chic and Unapologetic Results

There’s nothing more fierce than a woman who understands her self-worth—and accepts nothing less than what she feels she deserves in her personal and professional life. A woman who is willing to walk, if you don’t agree with her.

 

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Unapologetic Ambition: Three Strategies for Becoming Fearless in Your Pursuit of The Next Level

One day you will absolutely get sick and tired of playing small. Watching others scale up the ladder, take credit for your ideas and pursue their deepest desires without an ounce of fear about what anyone thinks. That’s when your unapologetic ambition needs to kick in.

Make that day, today.

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How to Boss Up—Both Personally and Professionally

I can’t tell you how many times, a client has told me that they didn’t want to elevate too much because they didn’t want the headache and responsibility. They didn’t want to deal with bad personalities, crazy situations and all of the other things that are associated with the next level. They didn’t want to Boss Up.

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Change the Game, By Giving It Your All!

About 20 years ago after undergrad, I enrolled as a wide-eyed and eager student at one of the nation’s premiere advertising schools called The Portfolio Center (in Atlanta). Students came from around the world to learn how to develop portfolio’s (for copywriting, photography, graphic design and art direction) that would land them jobs in the nation’s leading advertising and design firms.

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Elevate Your Mindset: Think Like an Industry Thought Leader

After 10 years of running a full-service Personal Branding + Elevation Agency, one thing has become abundantly clear. If your mindset doesn’t match your vision, you will never attract the level of success you desire to.

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How to Put Together a Personal Elevation™ Plan

Let me ask you. What game plan do you have in place to continuously elevate your skills and talents? I guarantee if you start giving it thought and develop and stick to a plan of implementation, you will be blown away by what you are able to do. I know I was. 

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The Intrapreneur: How to Be the Boss, Even When You Aren't!

Have you ever heard the term intrapreneur? According to the dictionary it is: a manager within a company who promotes innovative product development and marketing.

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