💡The top 3 reasons why personal branding isn’t self promotion: 1️⃣Personal branding, at it’s core, is about providing real VALUE. This can be in the form of entertaining people, sharing personal experiences, or offering your professional expertise. The goal is to enlighten, inspire, and serve your audience.
2️⃣Personal branding helps us become more self-aware. It’s one of the most enriching periods of self-discovery. It will ask you to dig deeper, assess your strengths, and do things that make you uncomfortable. (Since building my brand, I feel 10x more confident in who I am and how I help people. I’ve never known myself better than I do right now)
3️⃣You, yes YOU, have a unique story that people can benefit from hearing. I believe you actually disservice your community when that story goes left untold. What mistakes can you help people prevent? What obstacles can you help people overcome? How are you living better today then you were yesterday? When we are transparent with our audience, we make room for deeper connections and stronger relationships.
When done right, it’s is the opposite of self-promotion because it motivates us to share our expertise in a way that is selfless and seeks to give something back to the world - not just get something from our followers. ...
Had the honour of being invited to a special lunch by the @Google team at #GooglePlex . They took me through the amazing campus and I got to interact with some really cool bright people that are making the future brighter! Totally loved it! Thank you #Google ! #SiliconValley ...
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