Earlier this year, I hosted a workshop on Amplifying Your Personal Brand, together with a friend who was formerly president of the Northern California Business Marketing Association.
(If there’s anyone who knows about building your personal brand, it’s her!)
We did two immensely helpful exercises to define and build our personal brands.
Here are the exercises we did:
At the May 2015 Networking with a Purpose event at Cisco, we talked about “Business and Financial Acumen: Critical Skills for the Executive Track“, and why this is so important for success in a corporate career.
Do you know whether your company’s annual revenue has increased or decreased over the past year? How about profits? How does that affect you, and why does it matter?
A common question in our Negotiations workshops is, how do I get a promotion?
Contrary to popular belief, it’s not just a matter of delivering great results and waiting for your employer to recognize your good work.
So, you’ve got the great results: they’re a pre-requisite for getting promoted. What else do you need to do? Continue reading
Last week, we did a She’s Geeky session on “Taking Charge of Your Career“.
Most of the questions centered on two themes: 1) How do I decide what to do? and 2) How do I advance in my career?
Here are some of the answers and tips we discussed. Thank you Ines for taking notes!
1. How do I figure out what to do, and where to go next?
Here’s a technique I learned from Michelle Florendo at UC Berkeley’s Women in Leadership conference last year.
A week ago, Michelle Florendo and I had the privilege of hosting a lively online Office Hours session for Palo Alto Lean In Circle.
The session was called “Taking Charge of Your Career“, and we answered questions on figuring out the right career, landing that coveted project or promotion, how to find mentors and sponsors, breaking into the inner circle, and making a great impression on senior leadership.
Most of the participants granted us permission to share their questions – here are our notes from the session.