Julie was recently given the opportunity to play a lead role on a big project. She admitted that even with the success she experienced in her career this project was a bit intimidating. It was bigger than anything she worked on before, she was the most junior person on the team, and the client was high profile.
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Like it or not, every day, with every interaction, you are creating an impression. Stop for a moment and ask yourself, “Is it the one that I want?”
Don’t let your personal brand happen by default! You are the director of your life and career. Be strategic and decide on the impression you want to make.
You may have thought as a leader it is best to be “well-rounded.” Professional development plans typically focus on “identifying and overcoming weaknesses.”
But they’re dead wrong.
To build a confident personal brand, even when faced with adversity, it is essential to start with a solid foundation. This foundation consists of two main components – the internal elements that are initially invisible to the eye and the external elements that are immediately visible.
Your internal elements play a big part in driving your decisions and behaviours, while
As a new leader, it is so exciting to be heading off to your first major conference. You will be interacting with other leaders in your industry, perhaps from all over the world! You are bound to be a bit nervous although also looking forward to making connections. And of course, you definitely want to make a good first impression.