In Professional Services Two Strong Brands Equal One Stronger Brand

In Professional Services Two Strong Brands Equal One Stronger Brand [vc_empty_space] In the professional services category, which brand is more important? Is it the personal brand of the associate or the brand of the firm? The simple answer is both because they both represent important relationship connections with a client. The challenge is in the

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When Can a Strong Personal Brand Become a Limitation?

When Can a Strong Personal Brand Become a Limitation? [vc_empty_space] Believe it or not there are a number of situations where having a strong brand can adversely impact an individual or an organization. I was reminded of such a situation recently while enjoying a conversation over dinner with friends of mine. One of the friends

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Women and Perceptions: Accelerate, Don’t Hesitate

Women and Perceptions - Accelerate, Don't Hesitate! [vc_empty_space] Following is an excerpt and the highlights of a paper recently published reporting on a research study we conducted exploring how perceptions impact the way women interact and contribute in their professional activities.  The complete paper is here.  Many successful women leverage the power of perception, earning

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Personal Virtues, Friends, and a Better World

Personal Virtues, Friends, and a Better World [vc_empty_space] For many of us the end of the year is a time for reflection.  I always use the end of the year to reflect on how often did I step up to leverage my personal qualities to make a difference for someone, especially someone in need.  Am

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