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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 | Home
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.

"Big Brother" Is Us: The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 08.16.2011 | Technology
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

The bigger reality is, Big Brother is indeed here, and we've discovered that it's us.

Guest Post: How to handle toxic teen friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

By Barbara R. Greenberg, PhD and Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder, PsyD Teens are hard-pressed to know when they should phase out a friendship. As parents, ...

Which CEOs Get 'Should?'

Dov Seidman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dov Seidman

We are in the grip of bad ideas, false assumptions, and wrong values. Our 20th century habits of thought and behavior are getting in the way of responding to the new realities that require attention in the 21st century.

The Evolution of Reputation -- How Do We Build Trust in Online Communities?

Jeff Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jeff Bennett

While some users don't pay enough attention to their reputation on the web, others pay so much attention it limits their usage. It is incumbent on us as an industry to get in front of this.

8 Ways Reputations Will Change in 2011

Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross

During the past twelve months, I have been asked to hold my finger up in the air and divine from whence come the changing winds of reputation. Now is my chance to let it all out.

Four lessons companies can learn from the midterm elections

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Maslansky

The morning after the mid-term elections it seemed anyone considering a run for office wouldn't need to hire a campaign manager. Every news site, eve...

Trust in Banks...gone! How to get it back?

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

During the global financial crisis, governments spent billions to bail out banks in an effort to keep liquidity in the banking sector, largely so that...