Executive Career Management: 3 Tips for Creating Mini-Celebrity Status in Your Industry

Why should you care about creating mini-celebrity status when it comes to your executive career? Because self-marketing in your area of expertise can have multiple career benefits for you including: Potential exposure to future executive “dream” positions – they contact YOU! Establishment as an expert in your industry Widening your network More ability to garner…

LinkedIn for Executives: Tips VPs to CXOs MUST KNOW to Leverage the Power of LinkedIn – Part 1

PART 1: THE MINDSET Each week I talk with senior-level executives about their career needs and invariably the subject of LinkedIn always comes up. The conversation usually goes like this: Me:  So, how is your LI profile? Do you get many job opportunities coming to you through LI? Them: Honestly, my profile is just sitting…

Professional Networking Secrets: “Here is Your Insult . . . Would You Like a Slap in the Face with That?”

I truly understand that in today’s world of instant information it’s very easy to become overwhelmed and maybe a little callous. Kind of like giving a hard time to telemarketers that call our homes around dinner time. It is easy to forget it is a human being just trying to make a living on the…