Written on the 1 August 2008 by Rachel Quilty of Jump the Q.
Social psychologist confirm our first impression is made up of:-
·7% the words we use.
Within 6 – 30 seconds a person has formed an opinion of us and we have made an irreversible impression.
Importantly, research indicates that 67% of first impressions are accurate. Your image tells the world who you are and where you’re going. Is yours an accurate reflection of your existing abilities and potential?
Refining your personal brand is easy.
Your leading attribute is your Personal Image. What people see is what they expect to get. The best personal brand is determined more by what your clients expect to see and what positions you favourably in their mind then just looking professional. What is your signature style and what will brand you as professional, individual and credible.
As Judy Garland said, ‘Always be a first rate version of yourself instead of a second rate version of someone else’.
Becoming your own unique brand is essential! Improving your image is an investment in building your personal profile, reputation and the results you will achieve. And deserve to achieve.
Brand Yourself! And Jump the Q! Your personal brand should reflect your abilities and potential. Rachel Quilty, Personal Brand Strategist, known as ‘the Authority’ on personal branding and author of must- have book ‘Brand Yourself’. Go to http://www.JumptheQ.com.au for FREE strategic branding tips. Rachel encourages Jump the Q clients to think strategically when developing a personal brand to get that job offer, gain that promotion or win that client.
Jump the Q assists you to strategically and systematically leverage your professional profile and build your personal brand to become the authority in your industry. Get your free personal branding tactics and tips at http://www.brandyourselfblueprint.com
We assist you to develop your Personal Brand Strategy by:
- Discovering your purpose.
- Designing your best personal brand.
- Devising a personal marketing plan.
- Developing your Signature Brand.
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