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Crazy Ones

Heading back to Stockholm – this time to participate in SIME, something that makes me proud since the theme for SIME HR is Change Makers. I always had Mark Twain’s words in front of my eyes in all my career moves and in my companies: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by […]

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Reputation & Potential

We see huge changes when it comes to who your clients are listening to and choose. We are heading from experience to potential, from history to future. What we used to call soft skills are today the hard skills that effectuate results. Your professional reputation is your highest valued asset and a very effective tool […]

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Great People Don’t Have A Resumé

  Marketing icon, Seth Godin wrote a while back in his blog: “I think if you’re remarkable, amazing or just plain spectacular, you probably shouldn’t have a resume at all” The exciting jobs or projects are not filled with people who send in their resumés. Instead they have a strong Reputation which is the golden key […]

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SIME HR

SIME HR is coming close and I am really proud to have been asked to participate and to be among so many exciting people. The focus this year will be on Change Makers and, I have always pointed out the importance of questioning the traditional myths that hold us back, prevent growth and have turned […]

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Never better than your next project.

With today’s focus on our potential for the future, it’s time to get rid of the myth that you are never better than your last project. Replace it with – You are never better than your next project – which to me is a greater challenge. Kristian Borglund had the following headline in Metro after […]

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Reputation Resumé

I’ve been working with many consultants and seen the huge potential to be visible in new and effective ways. It’s a new mind set realizing that what your clients are buying is your potential to create results. So instead of just introducing what you have accomplished before your should put forward your potential in the […]

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To Step Out Of My Comfort Zone

I stepped out of my own comfort zone10 years ago to be on the edge exploring the area of Reputation and all the huge possibilities that it opens up. Driven by curiosity and my passion I have been on this trip ever since and it has been worth every second of it. I have met, […]

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The Expert That Becomes Top Of Mind

There is one thing that has been on my mind for a long time. It’s what key factors that are involved in positioning you as the expert that will be top of mind in your field. To be the expert that people will listen to and choose. I would suggest four strategies that will really […]

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I love working with entrepreneurs

I must admit that I love working with entrepreneurs. Many see things as they are, but entrepreneurs see things as they could be. You often meet them ‘on the edge’ where exciting meetings take place. It is where their passion and ambition join forces to create great stuff, they make things happen and know their […]

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The Paradoxes Of Reputation

I love paradoxes because within them lies all the traditional myths that prevents us from achieving what we are aiming for and at the same time includes all the exciting possibilities that are waiting for you to explore. The most important paradox about Reputation is that it’s at the same time your highest valued asset […]

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Why!

I’m deeply impressed by Simon Sinek’s thesis that you should always start with Why before you go into the What and How you do it. Of course, this is also very relevant for my work with Your Professional Reputation and to keep this short and precise – here we go: My work aims at getting […]

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A Reputation Resumé Takes Care Of It All.

A couple of months ago you could read the headline in MIT Technical Review ”Your Reputation is Your Resumé”. Just a few days ago Leslie Gaines-Ross, expert on Reputation wrote about ”Reputation By The Speed Of Light” – we just haven´t got that much time to get our messages through. This, and many other things […]

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Building A Great Reputation

I’m kind of a nerd having focused on one exciting area in my professional life for the last ten years – the power of your professional reputation as an individual. For that reason I’m often asked if being a nerd is an advantage building a strong reputation. My answer would be yes, if you in […]

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There Is An Ongoing Reputation Revolution

Your professional reputation and the expectations and trust that it opens up with your customers, clients and employer has the potential of changing your professional life. It’s remarkable that it’s an unexploited area considering that reputation will be the cornerstone of the economy for you as an individual and it will affect the company’s market […]

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Your Single Best Piece of Business Advise Ever.

One of our clients Magdalena Bibik wrote the above headline in her blog and of course, this made me feel both proud and humble. She has previously even called me a PT for her brain. Magdalena dramatically changed her career and went into business after having completed our process of analyzing and developing her Professional […]

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Individual Reputation And The Three Winners

Which are the most important reasons for letting your key employees analyze and develop their professional reputation? I was asked this question during an interview recently and this is of course a most relevant question. In my opinion, it is the most profitable strategies that you can engage upon within a company. The first reason […]

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A great business idea

Everyone that we meet today agree upon the vast value of their reputation, yet nobody knows what it looks like and as far as we know we are the only ones that work with it in this systematic way. Sounds like a great business idea, eh? We also on a daily basis see articles in […]

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Are top executives utilizing the reputation possibilities?

Fifty percent of the corporate reputation is tied to the reputation of the CEO and top executives. Corporate reputation has today top priority among leaders around the world, yet very few are aware of their own reputation or the the reputation of the top executives. There are huge economical values at stake here.  This possibility […]

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Reputation Resumé and how to be attractive for Google

In an article in The New York Times by Thomas L. Friedman, Laszlo Bock describes what people at Google are focusing on  when recruiting. This is one of the most creative, attractive and successful companies ever and they are depending on attracting the best talents. Of course we have a lot to learn when focusing […]

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A question that will affect your professional future

Richard Branson recently said in an interview: ”Your brand or your name is simply your reputation, you have to fight in life to protect that as it means everything. Nothing is more important – it is your most valuable  and highly valued possession” Your professional reputation determines your success at work, in your career and […]

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Three questions that are vital to your reputation

I have always liked the elegance of simplicity. If you just consider and work on these three questions, they will have a vital impact on your reputation and on your success as an individual. Do you know your reputation as of now. The truth is always in the eyes of the beholder. Here you will […]

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What would have happened if Paul Potts only had presented his resumé

Ever since Paul Potts made his tremendous success at Britain’s Got Talent I have often wondered what would have happened if he had only sent in his resumé. Or Susan Boyle, or Jonathan & Charlotte? What they have in common is their success in this competition and are earning millions. If they instead had sent […]

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Are you looking for attractive talents in the wrong way?

Spent last evening on a seminar by Grant Thornton and one of the problems that was discussed was how hard it is to find the right talents today. It will be even harder in the near future. To me it’s all about what you are looking for and how you are looking.  If ambition, personal […]

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Let’s talk about Reputation in London

One of our “Let’s talk about reputation” was launched together with Barry O’Brien in London yesterday. The general idea is to get 8-10 people together in a room and for a couple of hours to discuss the vital importance of reputation. Of course, I take the opportunity to introduce our way of thinking about reputation […]

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Future Sweden

We are represented in the Swedish magazine Future Sweden with our concept and keynote about Your Professional Reputation 2.0. Thank you Mi Ridell. To me the title Future Sweden has a symbolic value because I am convinced after working with more than 900 people around their reputation that this can change things. It can change things […]

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Be so good that you can’t be ignored.

In a previous blog, I wrote about my ambition to be the best in my area of expertise, but I have changed perspectives. To be the best is a matter of comparing – and comparing to whom and what? Instead it’s about, as Cal Newport puts it, to be so good that you can’t be […]

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Take your LinkedIn profile from history to the important future

Research from Stanford University and Harvard Business School points to the fact that your potential for the future and desire to make your customers successful is much more important than your history. What your clients buy is the expectation that you arise with your experience, ambition, strengths and unique qualities. They buy You, Your reputation […]

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Individual reputation is a dominant factor.

Reputation is the number one in Europe when it comes to what leaders and consultants pinpoint as most important today. Global finance leaders put reputation before profit in the long time perspective. Economists in the US are estimating that 75 percent of a company’s real value is tied to it’s reputation – this is the […]

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To introduce your potential in a trustworthy way

Your potential to solve your clients problems and add substantial value is always No 1 when we are picked for an important assignment or project. The main question is – how can you in a trustworthy way introduce your potential to important customers? In order to do this in the best possible way, you should […]

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You will always be second to arrive

Most of the decisions about you are made when you are not present – the ”only” thing present is your reputation. These are the moments when your customers discuss if they will offer you that exciting project or job, or when they consider you for new possibilities within the company. These are the moments when […]

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