In a working world where the demand of knowledge and expertise is highly sought, we ought to equip ourselves with the right set of tools in order to continue surviving. We understand this better than anyone else. ‘If you don’t have what it takes, then go home—is the message being driven into their heads every day, every time. The challenge is being able to keep up with and be on top of our game.
It is a difficult period to live in, and it becomes even more demanding, by day! You need time, energy, knowledge, skills and every possible assets you might own, just to cope effectively with every day problems, either at a personal or at a professional level. And some times, all these assets, are not seems enough! You need to better leverage your assets in an optimal way and even better, to build, access or use some more assets!
All entrepreneurs with a web presence are now beginning to understand that they must be more public and more personal at the same time.
- Public Presence really refers to their overt marketing strategies and to establishing profiles on all social media sites, as well as having a state-of-the-art website that is both compelling and easy to navigate.
- Personal Presence refers to relationships that the business establishes with its customers and potential customers. While traditional brick and mortar businesses have always built relationships face-to-face, or via mail and telephone communication, building relationships and brand loyalty on the Internet requires an entirely different set of strategies. One such strategy in that set is a blog.
Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age (O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (May 1, 2010))
One of the best books I have ever read and one I recommend unquestionably! Paul Graham, author a book full of provocative thinking and ideas transcendent the normal computer schools of thought reaching realms as different as IT, computers, art, culture and thinking!
A book you should read!
Here is a presentation based on a previous post of mine (“Leaders Provide Cohesion“). I hope you would enjoy it!
Within the initial 10 minutes in an interview, it is decided whether a person is worth hiring or not by the interviewer, as it is a known fact. For most of the readers this might as well be exciting yet scary. It is about casting a spell after all, isn’t it? So, one should be extra cautious while being interviewed. The expression of ‘Casting a Spell’ globally is gravely misunderstood, particularly by women as it is of the essence to learn the do’s and don’ts of an interview. The impression of the interviewee on the interviewer must be such that it lasts forever and must be captivating enough to acquire the intended job. In order for women to bag their jobs right away, mentioned below are some pointers to make the case.
The reactive and proactive leaders
On our way through the progress within the professional life, we will come across many traits and kinds of leaders around, who run the organizations by their way of leadership styles, personality and thought process. Often within these different kinds of leaders there are two schools of thoughts, which reside and influence the way these leaders think. One school of thought is a leader that should be reactive, while another school of thought which suggests that it might be a bit risky, but most leaders should be extremely proactive.