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Leveraging LinkedIn to Build Your Personal Brand + Professional Credibility

Everyone knows that LinkedIn is essential to the job search if you’re in the market to make a move.

Updating your profile, sharing the news publicly that you’re open to opportunities, and chatting it up with recruiters about new roles represent common ways that people use the platform. But outside of finding career opportunities, what other ways have you ‘worked on’ moving your career forward? Perhaps you realize the only time you’ve actively taken action towards something like that is when you are looking for a new job. Many experts in the hiring world would likely suggest that you need to take action right away, especially on a platform like LinkedIn as it serves as a very powerful medium to share your personal brand with industry peers and influencers.  

Developing your personal brand

Some equate the idea of personal brand with predictable activities of what it takes to maintain a professional identity... 

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Building a High-Performing Team
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Just what does a high-performing team look like?

When I’ve asked this of clients, the answers vary greatly. Some believe that they are cohorts of people with their own track record of consistently achieving results at a high standard, while others cite the importance of teams stacked with individuals deep in domain expertise.

While few would find fault with these characteristics, I find that many would also believe that high-performing teams need to have a shared approach to how their members operate within the professional environment...  

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