How many times have your face-to-face conversations been interrupted by a phone call? Sometimes the call would have gone so long that you probably never got a chance to get back to your original conversation. Has it happened to you that you are talking to someone and they get a call which destroys your conversation instantly because they go ahead with the call? How many times have you taken such a call while you are still in the middle of a face-to-face conversation? It’s Frustrating, Their Phone Keeps Ringing A friend recently shared his story of being in such a situation and how he dealt with it. And I want to share this with you today. It was a very interesting story. So, he works for a large steel manufacturing company where there was an accident which took the lives of a couple of workers at one of their plants. He was given the responsibility to research the causes of the accident and produce a detailed report with his recommendations for avoiding such a situation in the f
Personal Branding is not a term most probably you are unaware of anymore. Chances are, you are already working hard to build your brand identity in the marketplace. I thought of writing about this again today because I see a lot of people doing too many things going in all directions in an effort to build a personal brand probably because they still don’t understand what it really means. So, let’s talk about it! What Is A Personal Brand? When you think of Steve Jobs, what comes to your mind? Most probably, the logo of Apple? Probably iPhone, iPad and Mac? When you hear the word “Starbucks” what comes to your mind? Undoubtedly, coffee? When you hear Warren Buffet’s name anywhere, what comes to your mind? I would think the thought of Stock Market, investment etc.? Now, that is what a personal branding’s goal is. These brand names have associated themselves strongly with one particular thing of value, right? So, what is the one thing you want to be kno
This is a guest post by my friend, Rishabh Gupta. He is the founder of iNFOTYKE, a Social Media Marketing & IT services company.