Why Your First Impression is Critical to Your Brand

Today, many professionals understand the importance of establishing a strong professional brand. However, few focus enough on one important factor, the first impression. What does this have to do with your professional brand? It means that your brand and image may be sealed in six seconds and before you even open your mouth.

What’s Holding You Back From Reaching Your Goals? The One Thing You May Be Missing.

What if I told you that by doing just this one thing, you could increase your chances of keeping your resolution by 80%. Would you believe me? Well, it is true. Most of us fail to do the one thing that is critical to us reaching our goals. What is it you ask?

5 Ways to Boost Your Reputation

When it comes to jobs, businesses or relationships, rarely are decisions about you based on how good you are. Often, you’re selected based on what others think of you, your reputation. Many decisions are based on an individual's reputations. Therefore, keeping a gleaming reputation is important. Here are five ways you can give yours a boost.

Where Are You Going? Why you need to look to the past for success

"To change where you're going, you need to know where you've been."-Jocelyn Giangrande Where You're Going, depends a great deal on where you've been. Therefore, I always reflect on the past to make plans for the future. When you evaluate your past, it gives you the opportunity to learn from mistakes and enhance your strengths. Taking this step is critical to future success.

3 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

Communicating confidently with your boss can be challenging. Day- to- day we have conversations with our boss that impact how they view our work, our potential and our relationship. Therefore, knowing how to talk to your boss with confidence as well as ensuring that you are building the right reputation is critical. There are 3 things you should avoid saying to your boss to maintain a positive impression.

How to Love the Job, You Hate!

If you hate your job or looking for something new, part of your exit strategy should be to gain as much as you can from your current job before moving on. Learn to love the job you hate until you find a new job. How?... Follow the following 5 steps:

How Much Are You Worth?

The fact that women still earn only $.77 for every dollar a male earns tells me that not only are we not paid appropriately, we are not equipped to negotiate effectively. Our inexperience and decreased comfort level in negotiations plays a role in this discrepancy.