A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.— Jeff Bezos
Astounding Personal Branding quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
Christian ethics is not primarily an individualistic, one-on-one-with-God brand of personal holiness; rather it has to do with living the life of the Spirit in Christian community and in the world.
A great brand is a story that’s never completely told.
A brand is a metaphorical story that connects with something very deep – a fundamental appreciation of mythology. Stories create the emotional context people need to locate themselves in a larger experience.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
I get invited to many more literary festivals than I used to because I'm associated with 'Slumdog Millionaire,' the brand. Many more doors have opened up for me as a result of the global success of the film, although I believe that I'm the same person that existed before it.
Your brand is what people say about you when you're not in the room
Sometimes the only way you could look at a person, and love them exactly the way you did before is to look at them with Brand New Eyes
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
Your personal brand is a promise to your clients.
.. a promise of quality, consistency, competency, and reliability.
A brand is a person’s gut feeling about a product, service or organization
Branding adds spirit and a soul to what would otherwise be a robotic, automated, generic price-value proposition. If branding is ultimately about the creation of human meaning, it follows logically that it is the humans who must ultimately provide it.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
I have to love the DNA of the brand fundamentally.
I need to be able to fuse my personality with theirs. That's what I've done with Adidas, Swatch, and in a different way with Moschino. I really have to feel fused with it.
Your personal core values define who you are, and a company's core values ultimately define the company's character and brand. For individuals, character is destiny. For organizations, culture is destiny.
A great brand is a story that's never completely told.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
A great brand is a story that never stops unfolding.
People will be discovering that the Internet helps their career.
One of my theses is that every individual is now a small business; how you manage your own personal career is the exact way you manage a small business. Your brand matters. That is how LinkedIn operates.
Personal branding is about figuring who you are and what turns you on and then monetising it
Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...
Every advertisement is part of the long term investment in the personality of the brand.
Personal branding is about managing your name - even if you don't own a business - in a world of misinformation, disinformation, and semi-permanent Google records. Going on a date? Chances are that your "blind" date has Googled your name. Going to a job interview? Ditto.
I suspect in most companies, the public relations person is down at No.
20 in the pecking order. But here, he is fighting incredibly important battles. If a negative story starts running away with itself in the press and is not dealt with fast, it can badly damage the brand, and so we put enormous weight on our PR people.
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
Social media is changing the way we communicate and the way we are perceived, both positively and negatively. Every time you post a photo, or update your status, you are contributing to your own digital footprint and personal brand.
It's important to build a personal brand because it's the only thing you're going to have. Your reputation online, and in the new business world is pretty much the game, so you've got to be a good person. You can't hide anything, and more importantly, you've got to be out there at some level.
The last thing the world needs is another boring person or another boring brand, so embrace all the things that make you different. Alter your clothes all you want, but don't you dare alter your inner freak - she's got your back as much as I do.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.
In a world where you can be anything, be yourself.
Work really hard, think carefuly about how you spend every penny, and be absolutely true to your own vision of your clothes and your brand. It has to be personal.
Be the one who makes everyone feel like someone!
A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stores and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer's decision to choose one product or service over another.
You too are a brand. Whether you know it or not. Whether you like it or not.
If you can't find your own center and love for yourself, nothing else works.
What you feel about another person, what you think or say about another eprson, what you do to another person - you do to you. Give judgement and criticism and you give it to yourself. Give love and appreciation to another person or anything, and you give it to yourself.
If you are not a brand, you are a commodity.
Our own personal brand of courage - in relationships, in conflict, in our principles - is as unique as our fingerprints.
Focus on identifying your target audience, communicating an authentic message that they want and need and project yourself as an "expert" within your niche.
Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer give a damn.
The class focuses intensely on making people more comfortable with doing a wider range of things - such as networking, self-promotion, building their own personal brand, cleverly acquiring resources, getting known - that they may have been less comfortable with before.
The most important thing to remember is you must know your audience.
You now have to decide what 'image' you want for your brand.
Image means personality. Products, like people, have personalities, and they can make or break them in the market place.
Your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room - remember that. And more importantly, let's discover why!
I think the more important task for a young person than developing a personal brand is figuring out what she's great at, what she loves to do, and how she can use that to leave an imprint in the world. Those are tough questions, but essential ones. Answer those - and the personal brand follows.