Since early 2020, working in remote or hybrid environments means less in-person interaction. Our teams or responsibilities may have changed, even if we haven’t changed roles. With these transitions, it can be harder to find our footing, let alone...
Do you need to build your own brand? That depends entirely on your professional goals and ambitions...
BRODY has taught thousands of people how to market themselves in our Ignite Your Personal Brand: Market Your MAGIC workshop. We tell participants: Don’t be the world’s best-kept secret. Stop waiting for others to notice your skills, and tell them...
"Smile! You’re on candid camera."
Often, it’s the new hires who need the most help navigating corporate politics and office dynamics – but not always. Even seasoned employees can have career-hurting missteps. Here’s a story of the former…
Yet another story that proves the importance of visual signals and polishing your package…
I’m always fascinated by things that people don’t realize about themselves, things that might be significantly impacting their careers in a less-than-positive way. These bad mannerisms, wardrobe “malfunctions,” etc., all seem so obvious to us,...
Yes, if you do a fantastic job, you might be noticed by the “right” people. You might be praised and rewarded. You might even be promoted.
I read with great interest a Forbes.com article titled “6 Hidden Assumptions That Destroy Your Chances For Career Happiness.”
What makes a truly inspiring leader?
Happy Cinco de Mayo!
We’ve all heard the expression that it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.
We’ve celebrated a lot of milestones in BRODY Professional Development’s 30+ years in business, and we are still celebrating another: earning contract number GS-02F-188AA on the GSA Schedule.
In a previous post I mentioned that any communication online has the potential to go viral, so conducting oneself with exemplary etiquette is more important than ever.
My friend Carol just went back to work after 10 years of running her own company from the comfort of her sofa, in her yoga clothes.
I recently read a great article on Forbes.com: Ten Toughest Interview Questions, Answered.
If you truly want to develop your leadership skills, but can’t seem to find any opportunities to do so within your current position, then why not look for opportunities outside of your current position?
There’s a huge difference between being humble, and being passive, mousy or timid.
It’s not just what you know, it’s who you know, and who knows you. That requires personal marketing…
Starting a conversation at a business networking event, conference or even before a team meeting begins isn’t easy for many people – particularly for those who are more introverted.
Perhaps you heard the expression “People don’t want to be sold, but they do like to buy.” I do believe this – and nowhere more so than buying a time share.
If for any reason you are feeling depressed, unmotivated, or unfulfilled, I have the “cure” – no, it’s not taking drugs! It’s not even eating chocolate.
How the world has changed!
My Temple University School of Communications & Theater commencement speech was two weeks ago, but the message is still relevant – one I hope the graduates took it to heart.