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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
If someone can land in the White House simply because he was savvy understanding about how to effectively brand himself and control the narrative, imagine what that skill-set can do for your career?Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
What I learned more than anything is that we must be crystal clear in how we want to be positioned or thought of in the marketplace, or else others will fill on the blanks for us. Don’t leave it to chance. People look at you from the outside and automatically begin to make their own interpretation of who you are and what you do. They can’t help it; it’s human nature.Read More
There is nothing worse than being surrounded by your crew and realize they have no idea what you do. Unfortunately, it happens ever day. In fact, if you really think about it, most people are surrounded by people who would probably have a hard time articulating who you are, what you do and what separates you from everyone else. Here’s why:Read More
Like it or not, you have a personal brand and it is either working for you and moving you closer to your goals or against you, always. For too long, Anna didn’t recognize that her reputation was developed by much more than how she handled her “job requirements,” and this oversight caused her to miss out on a lot.Read More
Stop investing all of your time, resources and money on everyone else’s brand. The most important brand in the world is your own…invest there!
You are the CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) of your professional career. Own it—and act like it. When was the last time you took an honest assessment of where you are and where you want to be? When was the last time you updated your material?Read More