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A meme is an idea that spreads from person to person within a culture, and on the Internet it often comes in form of an image with a phrase written over it. I bet you’ve seen them posted to Twitter or Tumblr, on Facebook or Pinterest. You may have passed them along in emails, sharing wisdoms with your friends. As banal they may be, there are still things you can learn from them. [tweet this] In this post, I’ll show you how to incorporate meme lessons into your personal branding activities.
Personal branding is about finding out who you are and craft your career around the true you. It’s also about constantly improving your brand.
The difference between having a stunning personal brand, and having a standard personal reputation, is a clearly defined strategy to elevate your brand image.
You and your team have accomplished something great. Naturally you want to tell it to the rest of the company to get your well-deserved acknowledgement and build your personal brand.
Yesterday I told you My Story: I’m not comfortable talking about myself. I was rambling about my troubles to cope talking about myself. Not being able to hold a natural and flowing speech about yourself, interesting enough to make other people notice you, will make you miss a lot of opportunities. You may not get the job you are so well suited for or getting the salary raise you deserve. Your social success can also be suffering.
When building a bio, applying for a job or just have a conversation with someone you want to impress on, you need to have the courage to talk about yourself. A lot of people love to talk about themselves. Some of them don’t even have anything against bragging and a few can go on forever. Others, like me, really do struggle when we have to present ourselves verbally.
I’d like to add more reading related to Monday’s post Without Personal Branding Your Career is Dead. These three posts gives an in-depth view of how you can develop your personal brand, whether you’re a student, just started your career or are an experienced professional.