Happy President’s Day! While you’re all enjoying a day off, we thought we’d give you some food for thought. Every four years, two candidates battle for the vote of millions of American citizens, hoping to be chosen to lead our government. They establish a platform, engage in debates, and approve public service messages to be sent out across media channels. All of these tasks are nothing more than methods to establish a personal brand. And we, as voters, vote for the brand we trust in most. So, what lessons can we learn from our presidents about personal branding?
Have you ever thought “going Greek” could help your personal brand? Whether or not you are in a sorority at your university or have considered joining, you may not have thought about the benefits you can gain.
Within all the experiences and friendships, the sorority chapter can offer so much more to help you be successful in the real world. Your sorority brand can enhance your personal brand if you take advantage of it. Move forward with your personal brand and see how your involvement in a sorority can have a positive effect on it.
Your reputation is your brand. If people don't have any experience with you, then your reputation is what they rely on to form their opinions. Therefore, it is very important to monitor your reputation for your personal brand to ensure your continued career development and success.
Managing your reputation for your personal brand isn't a complicated process, but it does require that you be proactive. Here are a few tips for how you can better manage your reputation for your personal brand to ensure your continued career success:
Never underestimate the power of your personal brand – especially in a creative field. Whether you’re a writer, designer, musician, or another type of artist, to find a job in your industry you can’t just possess talent, you have to be able to sell others on that talent. As a writer who has already achieved a number of my career goals by cultivating a personal brand, here are my top 3 tips for creatives learning how to represent themselves as artists!
How to Get Going When You Don’t Know Where to Start
Launching a personal website, launching a brand, launching a business. These were some of the key search terms on Google when people wanted to begin building a brand. Many of the articles share ambiguous advice without real actionable steps to act upon. Launching your brand does not need to take months and months of preparation. What it does require is countless hours sitting in front of a computer and a determined mind to get things done. Here is the secret formula to launching your brand in a nutshell: Vision + Plan + Action= Brand. Decide what you want to do. Decide how you are going to do it. Do it. That’s basically it, but don’t worry. I’ll elaborate.