Tag Archives: Be Your Own Brand

Choose to be Inspired

Several years ago I was in a taxi heading to a hotel in New Jersey where I was to be a keynote speaker at a conference. Taxis are often driven by the most intelligent, engaging people if one only chooses … Continue reading

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All I Need to Know I Learn From Sydney

Parents, we know our kids can be our wisest teachers.  Often I am not present enough to realize the lessons my daughter is giving me.  Thinking about what to cook for dinner, making grocery lists, checking emails, thinking through meetings, … Continue reading

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Strong Brands are Distinctive

Strong brands may have attractive logos and packaging, but that is not what makes them successful. All strong brands are built on a clear belief system. They know it is the value provided – which reflects the values within – … Continue reading

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My Best Boss

An irony I have noticed over the years is the unexpected response people have to my speeches and/or presentations. It is quite often humbling. For example, I may feel that I was in the zone, every sentence flowing seamlessly and … Continue reading

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Brand Moments

Your Personal Brand is one of your most important assets. Your brand is the reflection of how others perceive you – Do you act professionally? Do you have high standards? Do you have clear values? Are you enjoyable to work … Continue reading

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Your Most Important New Year’s Resolution

A man was hurrying back to his office having been delayed at a lunch meeting. As he moved quickly along the mall, his eyes were directed to another man who was window shopping outside a major department store. For a … Continue reading

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A Story Within The Story

I confess to being a sucker for an inspiring story. There is nothing like being lifted out of the negative noise of the daily news and being made aware that the world is full of people who choose to rise … Continue reading

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Accomplished Women — Interesting Lives

As the father of four daughters I have a significant investment in ensuring they feel fully empowered to fulfill their dreams and goals. I confess to being strongly influenced in this endeavor by the fact that for all of my … Continue reading

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Stop Doing – Start Creating

The following question was asked in a survey of senior citizens: “If you had your life to live over again, what would you do differently?” The dominant theme from all of the answers was: “I would take more time to … Continue reading

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Authenticity – Life’s Secret Weapon

I was recently paid one of the best compliments I have ever received.  It was at lunch with a new friend.  She has had a wonderful career impacting change in large organizations and coaching Executive Leaders to reach their greatest … Continue reading

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