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Don’t worry about comparisons. Focus on being your best self

Josh is not alone in this world facing comparisons – refer to my case study shared last week. These types of scenarios often play out at the workplace and elsewhere. When a new hire joins, the team and stakeholders end up comparing the current incumbent with his or her predecessor: how they worked, the experiences they had or […]

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Personal branding and does it matters for corporate communicators?

A discussion on a WhatsApp group drew my attention. Corporate communicators were debating if hiring middle to senior professionals in the industry had much to do with personal branding. Also, if recruiters seeking communication leaders via Linkedin indicated the relevance of your personal brand. One of them pointed out that most opportunities occur due to […]

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Personal branding – the why, what and how of differentiating yourself

If you are thinking of building your personal brand or are already in the journey of creating one, the following questions may be on your mind. ·      How can I be known for my knowledge and expertise? ·      What must I do to discover my unique promise? ·      Is personal branding only applicable for celebrities? ·      If employees have […]

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Do Your Presentation Skills Count? 6 Tips To Help You Perform Better

Four minutes to present an idea, a plan or a proposal. A topic of your choice. A week to prepare. An audience you are familiar with. Should be easy to deliver an effective presentation, right? Wrong. Presenting in public is among the top three fears people have and even seasoned presenters’ need loads of willpower, commitment […]

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Relevance, Insights and Timing Matter In the Age of Storytelling

Is storytelling different from what it was hundreds of years ago? Yes and No were the answers people heard as seasoned leaders Roger Darashah and Atul Takle addressed media and communication professionals at an event in Bengaluru called ‘Storytelling in the Third Age of Consciousness’.  While Roger traced the journey of storytelling and how time to share content among […]

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Are You Networking Right? Try The Offer-Contribution-Nurture Model To Be Sure

Heard these before? ·       “Networking isn’t for me. It is for social butterflies.” ·       “I have a large social network, why do I need networking?” ·       “I am an introvert. Not sure how pressing hands and sharing business cards will improve my standing” ·       “Isn’t doing my work good enough. Why must I network?” ·       “My network is well oiled. […]