Posts for "success"

What Makes You Valuable

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
November 2, 2012 at 1:30 pm
You are only as valuable as your last sale. You are only as valuable as your Rolodex. Have you heard these lines before? Do you believe them? Do you live by them? I hope you’ve ... (more)

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

November 2, 2012 at 1:00 pm
A once-in-a-generation storm and its fallout, fixing the patent problem, recovering from burnout, why you shouldn’t pick someone else’s fruit, the problem with fashion-tech ... (more)

Tony Horton on His Keys to Success, Motivation, and the Shifts that Took P90X From “Meh” to 500 Million in Sales

From The Rise To The Top: The #1 Badass Show, Resource & Community For Mediapreneurs
October 31, 2012 at 9:12 am
You know I love sharing interviews with you with all my guests, but you also know some are like “HOLYYYYYYY $&!T”. I call these interviews the “Oh doctah” ... (more)

Magic Solution to Career Success

October 30, 2012 at 12:15 am
I spent years not happy in my career. In spite of climbing the ladder and earning a great living, I was really unhappy. It wasn’t until I learned the difference between “be ... (more)

10 Tips for Trade Show Sponsors

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
October 26, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Tradeshows serve a purpose. Tradeshows are also very expensive. Trade Shows are the Most Expensive leads you’ll ever generate. Make sure you Do Events Right. The First Time ... (more)

Fearless and Fulfilled: 7 Steps to Finding Business Success and Happiness

October 25, 2012 at 6:00 am
Success and fulfillment shouldn't be mutually exclusive. Here's how to set yourself up for both from the start. ... (more)

How to Speak to an Executive

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
October 25, 2012 at 5:30 am
Most of us have been asked the old cliché, scenario. “what would you say if you were in the elevator with the CEO of your company and you had to pitch him/her an idea but only ... (more)

6 Reasons Why People Don’t Succeed

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
October 22, 2012 at 5:30 am
Is success relative? Shouldn’t success be defined by what we believe, rather than defined for us by what others think? When you look at different people who you believe ... (more)

5 Strategic Tips for A Successful Job Search

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
October 19, 2012 at 5:30 am
Ships of all sizes are built with one thing in mind: floating. Even if their hulls are breached, ships have a unique construction feature that allows them to continue floating. ... (more)

10 Tips for Success at Job Fairs

October 16, 2012 at 1:00 am
Recently, I attended a local job fair and spoke to several of the employers to solicit their response to the following question:  “If you were to offer one tip for job seekers ... (more)

Live Curiously – Ask the Question

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
October 12, 2012 at 3:00 pm
There is one school of thought that says … Never ask a question you don’t know the answer to.  I think this is stupid and it defeats the purpose and intent of a question. ... (more)

4 Ways to Succeed Without Upstaging the Boss

October 12, 2012 at 1:00 am
Being second in command is a great position. However, it also comes with huge responsibility. So, what do you have to do to be a great sidekick and supporter to your boss without ... (more)

The Best Way to Lead is to Follow

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
October 11, 2012 at 5:30 am
Many people have this misconception about leadership. They think leading others is directing the troops. Setting a vision, telling people what to do, and keeping everyone on track ... (more)

Are You A Catalyst?

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
October 8, 2012 at 5:30 am
There is a popular saying paraphrased from Gandhi that says, “be the change you want to see in the world”. I adapted this for this article to say “be the catalyst ... (more)

What’s Worse than No Plan?

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
October 5, 2012 at 3:00 pm
There are times in life when it’s great to have no plan. Days at the beach, drives in the car, and if you are lucky … the time to be able to spend weeks exploring back roads ... (more)

5 Ways to Set a New Company Up for Success

October 3, 2012 at 6:00 am
Making a big splash early on can set your company up for successes down the road. Here are some suggestions for giving your company the upper hand. ... (more)

Quick Tip: Secret Requirement for Career Success

October 3, 2012 at 12:15 am
There has been a lot written recently about the “Do what you love” and “Follow your passion” advice being wrong. One author went so far as to make the case that Steve Jobs ... (more)

5 Reasons Your Resume Is Killing You

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
September 30, 2012 at 1:30 pm
In today’s economy, employers are receiving hundreds or even thousands of resumes every single day. One hiring manager for a Fortune 500 company told me that he recently received ... (more)

Do You Handle Rejection or Does It Handle You?

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
September 30, 2012 at 5:30 am
Dealing with rejection is a major bummer. Whether it is from a date, a client or a job posting, rejection tends to bring up the worst kind of questions in ourselves: the plague ... (more)

“Expect Delays” Even When There is No Sign

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
September 27, 2012 at 5:30 am
An early morning a couple weeks ago I was headed to a work conference. It ended up that this conference wasn’t at the typical convention center or hotel. Instead, it was located ... (more)

5 Steps for a Better Career

September 26, 2012 at 12:45 am
Tips and Guide for a Successful Career: The Background In my work as a department head, I have to provide guidance for my staff in terms of their career growth. Unfortunately, ... (more)

5 Strategies for Success in the Legal Field

September 25, 2012 at 1:30 am
For at least 20 years, women have accounted for half or nearly half of all law students. However, those numbers have not translated into equal representation in the higher ranks ... (more)

Cool, Clever Trends Help Personal Branding!

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
September 24, 2012 at 5:30 am
I have been watching, following and studying trends for many years. To see how demographics, events, cycles all intersect, converge and impact our lives in such immediate and ... (more)

How to Be a Millionaire: 5 Things to Remember on the Road to Success

September 23, 2012 at 1:30 am
Unfortunately, not all of us are lucky enough to win the lottery or a game show. If you want success, you need to earn it. However, no one said it was easy. But if you have the ... (more)

Create Your Personal Brand…then Be It!

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
September 20, 2012 at 1:30 pm
I just finished writing my third book and included a section on branding. Putting it together was eye-opening because it forced me to think about my personal brand. After all, ... (more)