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Personal Branding Series | Interview with Alexander Michael Gittens | Acclaimed Business Strategist, TEDx Speaker, Author and Award-winning Pianist

Alexander Michael Gittens is a business strategist, author and speaker and lives in downtown Toronto, Canada. Recently, we spoke on a video call and I found Alexander’s ability to engage authentically and his passion for excellence, very uplifting. He has been an achiever in more ways than one and yet believes in gratitude, staying grounded […]

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Personal Branding Series | Interview with Karthik Srinivasan | Blogger & Author of ‘Be Social’

Personal branding is a conscious act – much like a performance. Define what you want to be and then stick to your goals. What are the ways to sharpen your thinking? How can you continue investing in your personal brand? Must you react to every skeptic or critic out there? In the 5th episode of […]

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Personal Branding Series | Joseph Fernandez, author: Corporate Communications – a 21st Century Primer

Personal branding is about reputation and fulfilling your purpose.  It isn’t easy building a personal brand and it can’t be built overnight. What are the risks and opportunities one encounters while creating a personal brand? How does one establish a reputation that stands the test of time? I am honored to share this interview with […]

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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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Look Up My Research Paper On Internal Communication | SCMS Journal of Indian Management | July-Sept 2017

Over the years I have been polling practitioners, leaders and employees about the state of the internal communications function. My study, published in SCMS Journal of Indian Management’s July-September 2017 edition, attempts to fill a gap that exists in internal communication literature on the role, focus, support and future of the function in the region. It recommends […]

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5 Points To Consider While Upskilling Yourself

How do you ‘upskill’ yourself? You don’t expect such a question to pop up in a Whatsapp group but a post from a communicator piqued my interest. Responses to that post included friendly suggestions to ‘do what it takes’, ‘read and interacting with peers’, ‘do courses online’, ‘write’ and ‘teach’. When I Googled ‘upskill’ the […]