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Social Media Influence Is Much More Than This Forbes List Shows

Jure Klepic | Posted 06.23.2013 | Business
Jure Klepic

It seems that today everyone thinks they can write and preach about influence, even though they have no clue as to what influence is. In order to rank people on the ability to influence we need to understand influence, not just define it.

Jonathan Macey's The Death of Corporate Reputation

Robert Teitelman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Business
Robert Teitelman

There is much more to be done before we can get a sense of what really happened to the power of reputation on Wall Street.

Make Your Company Top-of-Mind and Your Employees Proud

Kare Anderson | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Few companies tap the scalable, brand-building power of their employees. Yet it may be their biggest missed opportunity in our increasingly connected yet complex era.

Impressions Aren't Impressive

Jure Klepic | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Jure Klepic

A tweet to a thousand followers that take action is more valuable than a tweet to a million followers who take no action. And a social media influencer who can't motivate his or her followers to change their behavior regarding a brand is of no value to that brand at all.

Global Governance Gets a New Image

Indra Adnan | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Indra Adnan

If you have never heard of Simon Anholt, don't own up to it. Some call him a political entrepreneur, others a global image consultant -- I see him more as a nation therapist, helping countries and more lately, cities, find themselves and their place in the world.

Scandal Is Scandalous

Daniel Hill | Posted 04.14.2013 | Entertainment
Daniel Hill

My real-life experiences running a Washington, D.C. crisis firm are less entertaining than those of Olivia Pope, but my work requires more intellect and integrity, and is far more rewarding.

Assess and Focus on Building Your Reputation

David K. Rehr | Posted 03.17.2013 | Business
David K. Rehr

You help build and manage brands, communicate value, and monitor social media to see how people are experiencing your client online. But how much attention do you pay to your own reputation?

Reputation Trends for 2013 -- Now and Ahead

Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross | Posted 03.01.2013 | Business
Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross

As the year ends, a shout-out for building responsible executive reputation is in order. We are lucky to have leaders like Bill Gates and Bill Clinton who have devoted their next chapters to responsible endeavors that make a difference. Reputations can be burnished in surprising ways.

Looks Can Kill and What to Do About Your Crappy Reputation

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 02.06.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

Think of the way you look as your "packaging." What does your package say about you? Your look can help brand you in a good and memorable way OR can be a distraction from the reputation you want. You may get you labeled with a reputation you never dreamed of or wanted.

What You're Not Doing at Work -- and Should Be!

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 02.03.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

Unless you overhear people speaking about you or you specifically ask them, you are not likely to know what they really think of you or your work. Here's how I keep tabs on my own "reputation ratings."

What's the Difference Between Praise and Blame?

Doug Binzak | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Doug Binzak

Situations of being blamed or hearing negative things about oneself are obviously challenging to the ego. And in waking up that beast, they present more subtle challenges to the development of our ultimate human potential.

Be a Person With a Reputation

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 01.29.2013 | Women
Jocelyn Greenky

Just like your credit report, your reputation is a numbers game. You can not please all of the people all of the time, but if you can favorably impress the majority of those you meet, your credit will be good "in all the places you want to be most."

The Reputation Graph Is Going to Take Over the World

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 12.31.2012 | Technology
Michael B. Fishbein

I think Klout has greater potential than any other company in the world. Greater than Apple, Exxon, or Facebook. I think we'll see some form of the re...

Guide to Personal Brand Management

Clare Munn | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Clare Munn

One of my biggest concerns today is that people are forgetting that what they say, type and Tweet can be spread around the globe in a matter of seconds.

Be The Next Big Thing: The Best Way To Land That Job Or Promotion

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

There is no shortage of advice out there on how to make a good impression -- an impression good enough to land you a new job, score a promotion, or bring in that lucrative sales lead.

Compliance Is Not Leadership

John Friedman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Business
John Friedman

It does not qualify as leadership when an organization is satisfied at being among the best (or is the best) at meeting the minimum standards. Relying on the failure or malfeasance of others in your space is not a valid business model.

Last Night, I Dreamed That I Was Goldman Sachs' Social Media Manager...

April Rudin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Media
April Rudin

One of the stories pinging around on the Internet a couple of weeks ago was Goldman Sachs' plan to hire a social media community manager. While most c...

Are You Prepared To Die?

Bethany St. James | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Bethany St. James

How will I be remembered by those who knew me? What will my legacy be? When asking yourself those questions, do you like the answers?

2012 Reputation Checklist

Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross | Posted 02.22.2012 | Business
Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross

Reputation will always continue to matter but for reasons that are less financially-based than in the past.

5 Key Questions to Ask Your Potential Real Estate Agent Before Hiring

Nick Segal | Posted 12.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Nick Segal

How can you tell which real estate agent is the right one for you? Here are my top five suggestions of questions to ask a realtor when you consider hiring them.

It Is Your Reputation, After All

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Social media is no longer just a buzzword, but really a part of daily life. Now the new thing is a play on the old one, "You've got Klout." Or do you? Or do you have Peerindex? Do you know your grade on Grader? Do you know what your Kred is?

5 Tips For Defending Your Online Reputation

Posted 11.12.2011 | Technology

By Leslie Gaines-Ross, The Wall Street Journal My recent Harvard Business Review article, "Reputation Warfare", described various corporate strateg...

Boards Must Create Communication Systems to Safeguard Reputation

Brad Reid | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Brad Reid

While reputation is not a physical asset, directors are accountable for the proper oversight of all corporate assets.

Building a Personal Brand Means Investing in Yourself

Mark Jeffries | Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada Business
Mark Jeffries

With everything we say and every step we take, people choose whether to buy us... or not. Would you buy you? Take a few minutes to consider how you have invested in yourself -- your clothes, your tone, your brand, your knowledge, your stories... your buy-ability.

Strauss-Kahn and the Age of Reputation

Steve Clemons | Posted 08.30.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

In today's fast-paced world, a reputation can be destroyed rapidly -- and if, as in the case of Strauss-Kahn it seems, the consequences of charges made actually precede the processing of those charges.