Tag Archives: communicate

Loneliness is a Place on Earth or How Social Media Saved My Life

I’m pretty sure we all have our own social media stories, whether they are life changing or not. Do read mine and feel free to share your own. I’d love to hear it!

Boost (your) Communication: 4 Steps to Become a Better Listener

Well, you listen to other people’s words a lot. A good part of your workday actually. But do you really hear what the other part is saying?

Fact is that the best managers make the best listeners. But there’s a big difference between passive and active listening. Practise active listening skills when interacting with people and you will see how much smoother the relationship between you will become.

The Best Looking Resumes You’ve Ever Seen

In this blog post I have collected the best looking resumes I have ever seen. A qualified guess is that you’ll be as much amazed by them as I am. Use them as inspiration when creating one for your own. I definitely will!

Rock My World: 5 Communication Skills I Learned From an Elevator

When I travelled to China in 2005, I was amazed over hearing Richard Clayderman music in every chinese elevator, hotel lobby and restaurant cloak room. For you who are not familiar with Richard Clayderman, my best description is that he’s a guy who plays famous songs on his piano in a nice and smooth and fits all-way. I’m sure you’ve heard his music even if you don’t know his name. Richard Clayderman is the king of elevator music. But I didn’t expect him to be so unchallenged in China!

personal brand

Build Your Brand Like Bieber

There was a time when Justin Bieber was the only person in the world with the perfect Klout score, (he had 100), but it changed when Klout altered its algorithm in August 2012. Still, with a Klout score of 92, Bieber got an almost perfect online presence, which means he’s one of the most influential people in his niche. He reaches those he aim to reach and they listen, reply and pay it forward. He’s got a personal brand that rocks.

The New Rules: Promote Your Excellence [infographic]

I have recently written a couple of posts about personal branding: How to Keep Your Career Alive and Without Personal Branding Your Career is Dead. When you have a clear idea of what your personal brand is, it’s time to communicate it. Hard work is the foundation of success, but it’s not enough. If you’re going to get the opportunities you want, you need to make your excellent results visible to others. It’s the new rules. Therefore, I’ve made an infographic showing some good tips on self-promoting without looking self-centered.

Head in the Klout: My Score Went Up. How About Yours?

I woke up yesterday morning and told my significant other that I was considering a move to Silicon Valley. He shook his head and said that this week’s research for my blog had made me obsessed with excessive numbers completely detached from the real world.

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