For branding maestro Tom Peters, passionate networking is table stakes when cultivating your brand.
Almost 25 years ago, management guru Tom Peters kicked off the personal branding revolution with a Fast Company article so bold and brassy it nearly jumped off the page. Titled “The Brand Called You,” it was a resounding call to action to brand yourself. Peters proclaimed: “To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You. . . . You’re not defined by your job title and you’re not confined by your job description. Starting today you are a brand.”Read Full Story
In “Backable,” author Suneel Gupta says don’t simply ask “What do you think?” Instead, stage an exhibition match.
After explaining an idea to a friend, I’ll often ask them to explain it back to me. Not only does that help me understand whether the idea is landing, but it also helps me pick up new ways to explain it. When I first thought about writing this book, the bestselling author Dan Pink listened to my pitch and then explained it back to me, only far more eloquently. “People who get ahead aren’t just brilliant . . . they’re backable,” he said.Read Full Story
Here’s how to make all the members of your team, no matter their background, comfortable in meetings.
When asked to describe how they feel about meetings, many professionals will use the same language: “boring,” “inefficient,” and “unproductive.” While these descriptors may ring true for some, they do not ring true for all. For some, meetings aren’t boring—they’re stressful. They aren’t inefficient—they’re isolating. They aren’t unproductive—they’re confusing.Read Full Story
Thanks to a TikTok influencer and a One Direction “psychic,” Hive skyrocketed in popularity overnight.
Did you wake up this morning to see “Hive” trending in your social media feeds? Here’s what you need to know.Read Full Story