Your professional reputation Category

What to expect from you as a consultant?

I had some interesting business meetings with consultants discussing what their clients can expect from them. I was surprised that they were very vague on this vital point, although this is what the clients are buying. They had no problem telling me what great things they had done in the past but it´s the potential […]

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The Greatest Surprises With Reputation

I got the question in an interview what has been the greatest surprises so far in working with Your Professional Reputation. The first major surprise is that although everyone that we meet agrees upon the crucial value of their reputation, surprisingly few are aware of what their own looks like or the huge possibilities that […]

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Reputation By The Speed Of Light

Leslie Gaines-Ross, expert on Reputation wrote about today’s need of Reputation by the speed of light. At the same time, telling an attractive and trustworthy story is one of our most undervalued business strategies. Besides making a report, we also compress a persons reputation into one sentence which also should indicate what to expect from that […]

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Your Reputation Is In The Hands Of Others

Your professional reputation is in the hands of others – it’s how your professional network see your strengths, possible areas of improvement and unique qualities. You should take ownership of your reputation by knowing and expanding it. I myself want to own my reputation because today it’s the key that gives you access to all kind of […]

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The Reputation Resumé

One of the discussions at SIME HR circled around the effectiveness of the CV today, since there has been many questioning it. Is there an alternative? I would put forward The Reputation Resumé which is based on the key factors highlighting your full potential. It combines your perceived strengths and unique qualities of your reputation – […]

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Release The Beta Version Of Yourself

Many programs, like iCloud are released in Beta versions and are improved underway. And so should you with your business or career. We are living in a time of drastic change and never before has your expertise been out-dated so quickly. It’s time to make a commitment to continuous growth and to maximize your potential. […]

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What Your Clients Are Buying

What your clients and stakeholders are buying today is the expectations created by you, your reputation and potential. This goes far beyond your expertise, credentials and your history. There is something really exciting happening right now, and to a large extent an unused resource. In today’s global market, you can’t afford not to take every opportunity […]

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Midways

The Midway Islands had a profound strategic importance during the Second World War. They are small islands covered with runways in every direction where the planes could land and refuel. When you are midways in your life, you could land, refuel and maybe take off in a new direction for the next 40 years or […]

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SIME & Reputation

I listened to a great many interesting speeches at SIME and one thing that struck me is that every success story is basically depending on Reputation. Without a good reputation you are lost in every aspect. The investors will make their decisions based upon your reputation. The change makers that you want to attract will choose […]

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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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Reputation and Potential

One thing that has been on my mind the last few years is how your potential can be tracked by analyzing the key factors of your professional reputation. The really interesting thing about your potential is that it’s not only how good you are, it’s how good you want to be. It’s about your destination […]

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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 Midway Islands

The Midway Islands had a profound strategic importance during the Second World War. They are small islands covered with runways in every direction where the planes could refuel. When you are midways in your life – around 55 – you should land, refuel and maybe take of in a new direction for the next 40 […]

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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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Reputation Brings Courage

One of my clients wrote the following comment to one of my updates on LinkedIn: ”The greatest surprise is the overwhelming courage that Your Professional Reputation brings to you. Once you know what others think of your work, you’re ready to take major leaps towards your goals! I’ve done it!”. Of course, this made me […]

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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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Reputation Will Highlight Your Full Potential

Being aware of your Reputation will make a profound impact on your professional future. In business and work life your Reputation is your most important currency and it highlights your full potential. Why settle for less? People will work with you, buy from you and invest in you based upon your Reputation and no single […]

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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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Which player would you choose?

Imagine that you are a manager of a soccer team and got a lot of money to buy one player – which player would you choose? The player who scored 30 goals i the league three years ago or the player you expect to score 30 goals in the coming season? To me the choice […]

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Be aware of your potential

The most common reason why many don’t utilize their full potential is that they are not aware of it. If you don’t know your perceived strengths and unique qualities you don’t know what you actually could accomplish. Many get the advice to first find out what they want and then act and I would say […]

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Reputation By The Speed Of Light

Leslie Gaines-Ross, expert on Reputation wrote about today’s need of Reputation by the speed of light. At the same time, telling an attractive and trustworthy story is one of our most undervalued business strategies. Would it be possible for us to also compress a persons reputation into a mini-story in one sentence to also indicate […]

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Reputation Management Starts Offline

Reputation management is often associated with building and protecting your individual reputation online. However important that is, it’s even more important to first be aware of your reputation offline – to have it analyzed and then figure out how you in a systematical way can strengthen and promote it online. To take the process in […]

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