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Own Your Career: Build Your Personal Brand

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...

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Personal Branding: What it Means and Why You Need It

Do you need to build your own brand? That depends entirely on your professional goals and ambitions...

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Personal Branding: Why You Need Employees Who Market Themselves

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...

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Your Personal Brand is Always on “Candid Camera”

"Smile! You’re on candid camera."

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3 Strategies to Avoid Career-Killing Behaviors & Mistakes

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…

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Why You Didn’t Get That Promotion – Could This Be You?

Yet another story that proves the importance of visual signals and polishing your package…

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Your Presentation Package Counts: the Power of the Visual Message

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,...

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Personal Marketing: Get Involved & Get Noticed

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.

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Own Your Career Success: Recognize & Value Your Talents

I read with great interest a Forbes.com article titled “6 Hidden Assumptions That Destroy Your Chances For Career Happiness.”

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Amy Glass: 5 Skills to Build Your Executive Presence At Work

What makes a truly inspiring leader?

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Celebrate Your Independence to Achieve Career Goals

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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Power Up Your Career With a Sponsor -- 5 Tips To Find An Advocate

We’ve all heard the expression that it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.

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BRODY is on the GSA (General Services Administration) Schedule!

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.

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How to Be Professional on Social Media

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.

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Create a Workplace Wardrobe that Works

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.

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Tricky Interview Question Decoded

I recently read a great article on Forbes.com: Ten Toughest Interview Questions, Answered.

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Invest in Your Career: Get Involved

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?

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Personal Marketing Quandry: Toot Your Own Horn at Work?

There’s a huge difference between being humble, and being passive, mousy or timid.

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Personal Branding: Market Your MAGIC

It’s not just what you know, it’s who you know, and who knows you. That requires personal marketing…

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The Art of Small Talk & Networking

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.

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A Sales Experience Gone Bad

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.

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A Journey Worth Taking, to Revolutionize Your Life & Career

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.

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Increasing My Digital “Footprint” Via Social Media

How the world has changed!

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Risk Taking Leads to Reward

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.

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Setting Goals Is Better Than Making Resolutions

 

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A Time for Business & Personal Reflection

I just got back from attending the National Speakers Association Board of Directors meeting and fall conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

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