Select thoughts on #Personal #Branding. " Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room. "
Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon
" You too are a brand. Whether you know it or not. Whether you like it or not. "
Marc Ecko, CEO of Eckō Unltd
" Personal branding is about managing your name — even if you don’t own a business — in a world of misinformation, disinformation, and semi-permanent Google records. Going on a date? Chances are that your “blind” date has Googled your name. Going to a job interview? Ditto. "
Tim Ferriss, The author of The 4-Hour Workweek
" All of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You. "
Tom Peters, Writer on business management practices
" Personal branding is not about you. It’s about putting your stamp on the value you deliver to others. "
William Arruda, Personal Branding Guru
" Everyone has a personal brand – by design or by default."
Lida Citroën, Personal Branding Expert
" Your personal brand serves as your best protection against business factors you can’t control."
Dan Schawbel, Career and Workplace Expert
"It’s important to build a personal brand because it’s the only thing you’re going to have. Your reputation online, and in the new business world is pretty much the game, so you’ve got to be a good person. You can’t hide anything, and more importantly, you’ve got to be out there at some level."
Gary Vaynerchuk, Author of Crush it!
" Today we’re living in an anti-Waldo world, where you don’t want to blend in and have people struggle to find you. You want your personal brand to stand out like you’re wearing a red and white sweater, and everyone else has on black."
-Jarod Kintz in This Book is Not FOR SALE
" If you are not a brand, you are a commodity. "
-Philip Kotler, Marketing Author, Consultant, and Professor
" Your brand is your storehouse of trust "
What's your #BrandProposition?
What's your #BrandPositioning?
What's your #BrandDNA?
What's your #BrandStrategy?
To your #Success.