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Reputation Builds The Success Of Freelancers

In five years time there will be more people freelancing than being traditionally employed in the US and of course, the same trend will apply to Europe and other places. This is exciting times for entrepreneurs and working as a freelancer is a lifestyle where you can work in places where enjoy life, feel creative […]

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Do We See Our Strengths As Just Buzzwords?

What has surprised me is that we have such a hard time accepting and introducing our strengths and why some call them just buzzwords. At the same time we see our weaknesses as real and so easy to accept. Tom Peters who has written many great things about management put this on Twitter: “If I […]

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Can You Stand Out With Your Expertise Today?

Can you stand out ”only” with your expertise and track record today? Of course, it is possible, but it becomes harder every day when your expertise get out-dated so quickly and other factors become decisive. Never before will so many graduate from universities and it will not any longer give you a competitive advantage. But […]

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Time To Say Goodbye To Employment History

Is it time to say goodbye to employment history? Great jobs are not filled by people sending in their CVs. They are filled by people with a strong reputation willing to expand it by building on their strengths, constantly learning and taking bold risks  to go after something great. By knowing and expanding their perceived […]

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Relaunching Let’s Talk About Reputation

Next year I will relaunch “Let’s Talk About Reputation” that started off in London. This will be roundtable discussions focusing on the new and exciting possibilities tied to your professional reputation as an individual and how this can affect the company. The number of participants will be limited to 8-10 on each occasion. It will […]

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Doing The Impossible?

I got a mail from one of my connections on LinkedIn, David Moody, a consultant in Brisbane, Australia who often shares and have interesting comments on my updates. He wrote: “You are doing the impossible Per – you are pointing to the very hub, the heart of all things for business, for consultants for everything”. […]

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Those Crucial Moments

A great majority 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 employer is discussing whether they will hire you or if people will invest in you. This is when you are valued – all the crucial moments […]

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The Impact Of Reputation

It’s very seldom that you can show such an economic impact from one single strategy as you can do with Reputation. New perspectives will open up in today’s business life and the profits will be substantial. Research from Weber Shandwick shows that 60 percent of a company’s market value depends on its reputation and half […]

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Exciting Times For Entrepreneurs

This is exciting times for entrepreneurs. In the US it is estimated that in five years time there will be more people freelancing than traditionally employed and this will also be seen in Europe. We will run small companies, work in the way we want to and sell our services globally. With today’s technology this […]

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Which Player Will You Choose

Imagine that you are 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 is […]

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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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