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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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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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’Reputation is a key that opens many doors’

Idag dyker det ständigt upp artiklar om värdet av begreppet Reputation för dig som individ. I en artikel i New York Times skriver Thomas L. Friedman:  ”What I want to own is my reputation, because in this hyperconnected world, reputation will give you access to all kinds of things now. … Your reputation now is […]

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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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Medarbetarnas rykte avgör företagets framgång.

Vilka är de tre viktigaste skälen för att ett företag ska låta nyckelmedarbetarna arbeta med sitt professionella rykte? Frågan ställdes idag under en intervju och videoinspelning med företaget Thelimehouse och det är naturligtvis en ytterst relevant fråga. Jag vill påstå att det är den enskilt mest lönsamma strategi som man  kan arbeta med inom ett […]

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Den optimala konsultpresentationen

Jag älskar att arbeta med konsulter och entreprenörer. Samtidigt så ser jag också hur mycket man tyvärr missar i sitt sätt att presentera sig – som så många andra så sitter man fast i ett traditionellt tänkande där historiska fakta tar överhanden. All forskning pekar på att det är andra saker som avgör och sätter […]

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Din expertis kan aldrig stå ensam

Din expertis kan aldrig stå ensam, naturligtvis är den viktig, men i sig garanterar den inget och att bara luta sig mot denna skapar idag problem. Det behövs något som turboladdar den och omvandlar den till handling med ett framgångsrikt resultat. Det behövs en perfekt mix av erfarenhet, personliga styrkor och unika kvaliteter. Allt detta […]

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Jag älskar att arbeta med entreprenörer

Jag måste erkänna att jag älskar att arbeta med entreprenörer. Många ser saker som de är men entreprenörer ser ofta saker som de skulle kunna vara. De finns ofta “on the edge, där passionen finns och spännande möten sker, de får saker att hända och ofta vet de sin nästa stora grej. Entreprenörer är också […]

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Förväntan inför framtiden eller historiska fakta?

Vem väljer vi för ett projekt, att göra affärer med eller för ett intressant jobb? En person som har åstadkommit stora saker tidigare, eller den person som har potential att göra det i framtiden? Lek med tanken att du leder ett professionellt fotbollslag och ska köpa in en spelare – köper du då den som […]

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