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Performance Is Critical Factor In Brand Management

5 June, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Consistently delivering excellent results against the business plan is an essential pillar for effective career management. There will always be top performers, good performers, and then a group I prefer to call the marginals.  This is one of the immutable truths of business.  No amount of re-engineering of performance reviews, restructuring of educational curriculum and […] Read more»

Career Brand Management: Nine Important Elements to Consider

25 May, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Executives and managers hoping to navigate the turbulent economy with a minimum of disruption must develop excellent career brand management tools. Here are nine elements to consider: Discipline:  This is the cornerstone of effective career management.  The greatest lament of executives who suddenly find themselves out of work is that they wish they had spent […] Read more»

Look To Your Employees, Not At Them

17 April, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
The history of corporate portrait photography and the evolution of leadership makes for an interesting comparison. In the 19th and 20th centuries, corporate portraits, like the leadership styles of the subjects, were of stern-face corporate barons.  These titans of business ruled with a command-and-control top-down philosophy of leadership that was the overwhelming custom of the […] Read more»