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Hyper-sensitivity Has Gone Too Far – Be The Voice Of Reason

Hyper-sensitivity Has Gone Too Far – Be the Voice of Reason

Cam Newton’s dumb comment about a woman reporter who asked about receiver routes in a recent press conference is a case in point. Was it foolish? Yes. Insensitive? Yes. Does it mean he thinks women are lesser than men? I doubt it.
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Life Lock Your Personal Brand

Life Lock Your Personal Brand

I wonder how many of us who take steps to protect against our identities being stolen are as intentional when it comes to protecting our personal brands? There are two very critical absolutes when it comes to protecting our personal brands:
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There Is Nothing Courageous In Following The Crowd

There is Nothing Courageous in Following the Crowd

I must say that I am amazed at how many people are afraid to speak up against popular opinion for fear of standing alone. Standing alone is not easy, but it is important if you want to be somebody special.
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The Person To See™ Is A Voracious Reader.

The Person To See™ is a voracious reader.

The Person to See makes the commitment to read several books a year, which will make him/her a better person as well as a better professional. The average college graduate reads .7 books per year. (No, this is not a typo!)
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Great Personal Brands Are The Last Frontier Of Differentiation

Great Personal Brands Are The Last Frontier of Differentiation

There are three reasons why personal brand excellence is not optional if we hope to compete in today’s competitive marketplace.
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The Person To See™  Is Always Prepared In Case Of Emergency.

The Person To See™ is always prepared in case of emergency.

The Person to See does not wait until catastrophe strikes (e.g. earthquakes, fires, floods, etc.) to spring into action. Especially if he/she has a family.
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The Two Reasons You Are Succeeding (or Failing)

The Two Reasons You Are Succeeding (or Failing)

For years I have told my clients that success is simple. If you are not where you want to be it is for only one of two reasons (or both). Either you are not in front of the right people or you are, and they don’t like you.
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The Person To See™ Never Criticizes Others In Public.

The Person To See™ never criticizes others in public.

Class is a hallmark of The Person to See. And class is respecting the feelings of others, especially those who may not be as financially successful as you or who are lower on the decision-making chain.
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It’s Funny. When You Go The Extra Mile, You Find There Is Not Much Traffic

It’s Funny. When You go The Extra Mile, You Find There Is Not Much Traffic

I wish I could claim this quote for my own, but I can’t. Sales Training guru Brain Tracy said it. But it is so true, especially when it comes to personal branding.
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The Person To See™ Lives Within His/her Means.

The Person To See™ lives within his/her means.

Living beyond one's means is often a by-product of insecurity.
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Eighty Percent Of All Men Are Not Very Good Looking

Eighty Percent Of All Men Are Not Very Good Looking

Men’s Health Magazine conducted a survey of its readers to find out just how many men think they are good looking. An astonishing 80% of all men do not think they are good looking. They think they are really good looking!
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Some Get It. Some Don’t

Some Get It. Some Don’t

Went to the New York Football Giants Training Camp with my boys while on vacation. Amazing Day! The highlight for the boys was the autograph session. For me too. Two reasons: (1) The joy a parent experiences seeing their children at their happiest and (2) Seeing superstars who get it.
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A Company’s Brand Is Only As Good As It’s People

A Company’s Brand Is Only As Good As It’s People

Let’s start with the definition of a brand. One of the best definitions I have read was from fellow personal branding expert, Peter Montoya. As Peter describes it, a personal brand is…
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Nobody Likes A Sore Loser

Nobody Likes A Sore Loser

I have been reading with (quite frankly) disgust the whining’s of former Speaker of the House John Boehner and former presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. Their sour grapes are nauseating.
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You Don’t Think Personal Branding Matters? Then Explain This

You Don’t Think Personal Branding Matters? Then Explain This

One is beloved by fans and players alike while the other is reviled.
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The Person To See™

The Person To See™

The Person to See doesn't need material possessions to validate his/her importance. He/she never confuses self-worth with net worth.
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