In this short video, Dorie Clark, a well known author and personal branding expert, talks about a few ways to focus your own personal brand so you can stand out in the crowd.
Her book "Stand Out" is filled with case studies, the psychological research behind her views and a deeper explanation of her concepts. She also has some excellent, longer Youtube videos on the topic. Here are a few of my favorite takeaways from "Stand Out".
Dori Clark once said ‘Never underestimate the power of a “Wingman’. In this case it’s a Wing(wo)man. Jules, my Chihuahua rescue puppy, is always meeting new, interesting people (and dogs). And then, of course, I meet them too. She is so good at making introductions. One of her favorites is the postman. Ok, I don’t yet know his name, but he’s very nice. Usually, however, it’s some random stranger – like the young girl, walking across the Broadway bridge, pictured below or the woman with her baby at Jamison Park.
I bring this up because it’s so much easier to go places with a “Wing(wo-)man” - someone who is outgoing and can make introductions. If you are a busy professional who avoids going to networking events, because walking into a room full of strangers is overwhelming, why not try enlisting the power of a “Wingman”?
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Chris Sant, an ex-commercial litigator, showed us how techniques used by lawyers to persuade juries apply to writing more persuasive proposals. His powerful presentation was filled with clear examples, and engaging content. Here are a few of my favorite takeaways:
Are you ready for your next career move but don’t know where to look? Pat Welch, the co-founder of Boly:Welch an Executive Search, Recruiting, Staffing and HR Consulting firm, recently spoke to CREW members.
Here are a few pearls of wisdom that she shared:
Marsha Lindquist from Granite Leadership Strategies gave an excellent webinar on pricing strategies. Her motto is “Never lose on price”. She described ways to achieve this along with many examples, tips, and creative techniques. The 3 most important activities that impact pricing success are:
Angela Duckworth introduced the world to the concept of Grit. Carolyn Adams Miller writes and speaks about it as it relates to the coaching profession. In this short video, she talks about why we need grit. It's a really insightful. There are many other videos on youtube by Carolyn of various lengths. I highly recommend that you check some of them out. If you want to know how you fall on the grit scale, take this free test....click here.
This is a great description about how to work as a group to solve problems.
This amazing video was shown at the end of a really powerful seminar on coaching. It's a perfect ending for the event. Its about keeping your word....
Debbie Crooke helps busy professionals find ways to generate new work for their firm.
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