Have you ever thought about chucking your job or career? Is 2018 your year?! I’ve been there – I jumped off the career cliff in 2002 and have been happily following my passion in the form of a career ever since.
Do you go to events – internal or external – and struggle to get the conversation off to a great start? Are you tired of answering the ubiquitous, “How are you doing?” with an even more ubiquitous (read boring) “busy,” “not much,” or “same old stuff?” Don’t squander the opportunity to make an impression!
Twenty eighteen is all about getting the job or promotion you want. You’ve identified one, two or maybe even three jobs that would be a step up for you or that you are confident you can succeed at, if given the chance. But how do you get that chance?
Twenty eighteen is all about getting to the next level. It about taking getting and making the most of opportunities, whether it’s a promotion, new job, or other exciting opportunities. The question is, how do you attract the best opportunities for you?
You know you have to network, but you dread it. You despise the idea of “working the room” and, if you’re going to invest time, you want to see results. You need to increase both your comfort level and networking success. But how?
Everybody says you have to build a professional brand and reputation to succeed. But how do you distinguish yourself and be remembered when everyone else has the same goals? Add to that the fact that you’re busy, you want to network “the right way,” AND you need to get results for your efforts. You want to attract the right opportunities for you!
Everybody says you need executive presence and a personal brand to advance and attract the best opportunities. But how do you distinguish yourself and be remembered for the value you provide? Isn’t doing a great job enough? No! You need a personal brand. Learn the five steps to create an authentic personal brand and techniques for ensuring that every interaction reinforces your brand so that you are known for the value you provide and the type of problem solver you are. Ensure that every interaction leaves others not just recognizing your value, but appreciating and steering opportunities your way.
On March 7, 2016, Anne Collier will lead a branding session at the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference in Las Vegas. The participants will leave this session with the beginnings of a brand, elevator pitch, mission statement, point of difference, and messaging. They will gain the necessary tools to enhance their online presence, build their network, and attract more opportunities.
If you’re a lawyer, you probably have already thought about the importance of increasing your professional network and visibility as well as impressing your target audience. You most likely strive for intellectual and professional growth and believe in making a difference. The good news is that you can address both of these challenges, and, consequently, advance your reputation, by establishing yourself as a thought leader. Continue Reading
Each spring the National Council for Behavioral Health holds a conference where thought leaders, behavioral health professionals and executives from the nation’s mental health and addiction care organizations come together to share expertise, expand their knowledge of best practices and find solutions to common problems. Among such problems is the challenge of presenting their organizations to the wider community, donors and the government: branding themselves. Continue Reading