A person with a well-cared-for personal brand knows they can trust themselves and will ask for the same thing from others. The same goes for those who refer to persuasion as an art; trust that the items set at the beginning of the communication will be accomplished. A few important things should be noted here.… Read More What Does Trust Mean?
What’s the difference between image and identity in personal branding? Starting from the positioning that NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) should take to differentiate from psychology, as soon as an NLP specialist directly competes with a psychologist positioning himself as a psychologist but offering NLP services, this is not just a disservice made to himself or to his clients that he misleads,… Read More The Difference Between Image and Identity and How They Matter in Positioning
Motto: It doesn’t matter how you see yourself; it matters how others see through you! The image we want in the eyes of others It is essential to take care of the image we send and follow it, to become more aware of who we are and how we are perceived, improve it, and… Read More Who Are You and How Do You See Yourself Through the Eyes of Others
For many, the word “writer” has the classical association with somebody who, like Ion Creangă or J.R.R Tolkien, imagines, with an exuberant bohemian spirit, entire worlds, create masterpieces that steal the reader’s attention and can carry him or her to a dream realm. Well, this association was valid 100 years ago when not quite anybody… Read More The Difference Between Author and Writer
The correct identification of the image Skills are made up of behaviors and language. Attitudes and values are divided into behaviors and language. Identity is divided into attributes (values). The image is also divided into attributes (values). Personal branding, as an area, to be found where psychology, personal development, and (significantly) marketing interfere, aims to align identity with the image. In other… Read More The Image or the Brand
This recording wwas made by Flavia Isabela Cioceanu in May 2015 Bucharest, during a story creation and storytelling workshop. Presentation in English with Romanian subtitles. Video editing and subtitles by Marcus Victor Grant.
Last month, I started an article about myths some people are considering while exploring alternative ways of thinking. I continue today with 5 more myths. 6. Selling is something that everybody hates The truth is that if you want to earn the respect of others, then you must work in sales. It is not because… Read More Ten myths about financial independence and the truth that will set you free. Part II.
Do you know Jack, the blacksmith from the village? Well, he is also a brand. What, don’t you know, Jack? Jack…well, OK then… The Americans, as a civilization, are proud because they have “invented” some fields that use complicated terminologies, but they refer to everyday trivialities well known to everybody. I will suggest you think… Read More Jack’s Brand
A few months ago, I posted a top 10 movie that serve as an excellent example of how to do personal branding. Now let’s look at the list of best movies on how NOT TO DO personal branding. 1. The Godfather, Part II At first look, the story of becoming Don Corleone is an American… Read More Marcus Victor Grant’s Top 5 Pictures on How to Do Personal Branding in a WRONG WAY
“Sometimes, a cigar is just a cigar“ Sigmund Freud According to Alfred Korzybski [en, wiki], the greatest epistemologist of the XXth century, in his work “Science and Sanity” [complete book, en, HTML index, pdf chapters], for example, in the case of the word “pen”, when I take it in my hand, and I say: “This… Read More “The Art of Personal Branding”, or Sometimes, a “Pen” is Just a Pen. But Sometimes It Isn’t.
I like to watch good movies. I enjoy discovering something to learn in each one. I cherish discovering a message, and by recommending them, I wish those who see them allow them to impact their conscience and actions. I might disagree with a particular aspect of a film, but that does not change its quality… Read More Marcus Victor Grant’s Top 10 of Personal Branding Pictures
(keep reading ↓) In a public situation, or even in a private business meeting, the questions you put don’t only offer you information but also serve as a business card if you know how to use it. But, of course, if you use it ONLY as a business card… you know what people do with… Read More What Do Your Questions Say About Yourself?