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How do you stand out in a culture that teaches you to fit in? Does the nail that sticks out always have to be hammered down? In some cultures, standing out is expected. In others, like Japan, people value their in‐group identity. For Japanese, the idea of unearthing your unique attributes and using them to stand out and differentiate yourself from others can be a challenging concept to embrace.
Rasheryl McCreary and her guest, Peter Sterlacci, “Japan’s Personal Branding Pioneer” explored the changing world of work that is requiring Japanese to shift into the concept and value of personal branding as a career builder.
In this episode, Peter busted common cultural myths about personal branding in Japan and outlined how on‐the‐move professionals in Japan can embrace personal branding and still honor the “we” while standing out and being “me.”
Jenny Blake, creator of Life After College, met with David Siteman Garland to talk about (in extreme detail) her rise as an author, entrepreneur, blogger, and online brand builder. And for some extra fun, Jenny and David both revealed the exact terms of their book deals with their respective publishers to let people know a little more about the book industry.
Two weeks ago, Eric Thomas, Motivational Speaker, Educator, Preacher, Youth Activist, Entrepreneur, Father, Husband started an inspirational video series for his his students. His purpose is help them achieve their fullest potential in 2012 with new inspirational messages. First, he inspired and talked to them about having an idea. Then he talked about taking action. This week he examines the motives behind our actions….Why do we do what we do?
Source: SLMA Radio
Networking is NOT socializing. Are you meeting NEW people or just visiting with your friends sitting at a table. Which do you do, network or socialize at events.
Success is a planned event. Hope to meet someone? HOPE is not a plan. You have to have a strategic approach to networking.
Here is a recent interview of Hank Blank, Networking Guru on all aspects of networking and the difference between “likes” and developing true relationships in business.
By Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY
His start-up Viddy, launched in early 2011, created a smartphone app that allows people to capture, enhance and share video and already has 40 million registered users. He’s raised more than $38 million in funding. And more would-be investors are circling, wondering if Viddy could be the next Instagram, the photo app that earlier this year sold to Facebook for $1 billion.
But Viddy isn’t based in the technology hotbeds of Silicon Valley and San Francisco. “It would have been a lot more challenging to create a business like this up there,” O’Brien says. Instead, Silicon Beach, a roughly 3-mile stretch of sand from Venice to Santa Monica, is home to Viddy and a host of other young tech companies with an entertainment, celebrity or mobile edge. Read more here