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PersonalBrandBlog

“The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.” –Anonymous

What makes you unique? What makes you special? What makes you… you? Your answers to these questions make the difference between who you are and who you want to be. Yes, you’ve accomplished many things. So what do you do now? I’ll answer that one for you. You take control. You master your brand!

The power of personal branding tells the world what is unique about you; differentiating you to the audience you want to reach, providing relevancy and strength to your words and actions so that you are a trusted authority in your field. Ultimately, allowing you to reach business and career success.


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Jen-Kleiner_blog

Jen Kleiner was just five years old when she realized her calling was in show business — specifically, the art of movie-making. A desire to gain on-set experience is how Jen accidentally discovered her career in fashion, too. And it was through both careers that Jen’s career zigzagged into a resume that boasts five different titles for her ongoing work.


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Lesa-France-Kennedy-blog

Many women dream of a job in sports. Helping to create a once-in-a-lifetime experience for fans, creating marketing materials that grab fans and pull them into the venue or even working with reporters to ensure their needs are met and that their team, venue or experience stays top-of-mind. And for the past several years, those dreamers have had a very powerful female force to look up to. She’s so dynamic in her job, in fact, that she’s been named “The Most Powerful Woman in Sports” by Forbes.


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“Don’t limit your challenges; challenge your limits.” –Anonymous

We educated ourselves. We proved our leadership and value to the business world. We shattered the proverbial glass ceiling. But, the glass pieces are reforming; changing into, what I like to call, a glass dome – high enough for us to rise through the professional ranks, but still clear enough for us to see where there are not enough of us – in the C-Suite.

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It’s a proven fact that when professional women executives run a company, they lead that business to increased revenue. For example, in 2012, when hedge funds were losing money, a study of hedge funds run by women found that they outperformed funds run by men. And, much has been written about women’s corporate leadership style involving more listening and cooperation, leading to women-run companies outperforming those run by men. Now CNN says that there has been no significant difference in the number of women executive positions for the past four years in a row, and I am outraged. So, I will take this outrage and channel it into the positive energy necessary to affect change!


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A new day has dawned…a day of inclusion, acceptance and understanding. Welcome to the new diversity! It isn’t your grandmother’s diversity; it’s ours! And, it’s about everyone – women, Asians, disabled people, veterans, LGBT, Hispanics, Blacks and Whites because… Diversity and Inclusion is America! And, it means good business!


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