PersonalBrandHello and welcome to the December 2015 Edition of Monthly Roundup on the topic of Personal Branding.

The articles in this roundup post have been selected based on the views & social shares that have been generated.

5 Things You can do to Build a Powerful Personal Brand

AJ Agarwal shares with us some insights he has learnt from social media and personal branding expert Leonard Kim. The article outlines things you can start doing immediately to build your personal brand. By combining authenticity & humility Leonard Kim has managed to do wonders with his brand – get speaking engagements, multiple consulting offers and opportunities,etc. The essence of this article is build a strong brand and good things will come your way.

5 Steps to Building a Strong Personal Brand

Andrew Fennell shares some ideas on how can start strengthening their personal brand. The one thing that stood out for me was the importance of Public speaking and how to leverage it to strengthen your personal brand.

23 Mistakes even smart people make online- and How to fix them fast

We typically read information on how to build personal brand. But,what happens when you screw up in the process? We have all made some type of errors or mistakes online. I personally like Erin Greenawald‘s style of writing in this post. She talks about the problem and immediately gives us a fix. My favourite one was 30/30/30 rule (your online posts should be 30% original, 30% curated and 30% engagement).

7 Ways to Make a Good Impression in 2016

Krista Blair nails exactly what personal branding is all about. “It is about how others perceive you”. With that in mind, she shares some ideas we can use to leverage social media, to effectively network, to work better – so that we can have an awesome 2016. The point that stood out for me was the importance of being the type of person that others find great to work with.


I hope you found this month’s roundup on Personal Branding resourceful.

What is one thing you have learnt from these articles, that you will put to use immediately?

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Nissar Ahamed is the Founder & CEO of He is also the host of The Career Insider Podcast and the co-host of The C.A.R.E. Podcast

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