Build Your Own Life Brand! by Stedman Graham
A Powerful Strategy to Maximize Your Potential and Enhance Your Value for Ultimate Achievement

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From traditional corporations to the Internet, from top executives to people trying to make a difference in their communities, branding has become one of the most important concepts in professional and personal marketing today. In this groundbreaking work, bestselling author Stedman Graham shows readers how to use branding -- the technique employed by major advertisers to distinguish their products -- for their own benefit. By evaluating and emphasizing our strengths, we can create a unique and positive image -- our very own brand -- instantly recognizable not only by those who already know us, but also by everyone we encounter in our daily life. Unlike books devoted solely to the "self" in self-help, "Build Your Own Life Brand!" encourages readers to take the success they obtain from a strong Life Brand and use it to enrich the lives of others. A respected businessman, community leader, and author of the bestselling books "You Can Make It Happen" and "Teens Can Make It Happen," Graham here gives readers a system for: Recognizing and developing their individual brand assets -- their talents, knowledge, and personal characteristicsBuilding and expanding upon those strengths Identifying the "target markets" of each area of life -- who and what should be focused on in their work, relationships, and communitiesBringing more value into those markets as well as their own livesWith each lesson, Graham introduces real examples (from unsung waitresses to sports heroes) of men and women who have built successful Life Brands -- standouts who help to improve their workplace, relationships, and community.Providing entertaining and pointedinsights on personal branding styles and specific instructions for developing a Brand of your own, "Build Your Own Life Brand!" is sure to be recognized as a life-altering work not only for those who read it but also for the many lives those readers affect.
 

About Stedman Graham

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Stedman Graham is chairman and chief executive officer of S. Graham & Associates, an educational company that creates customized corporate training and leadership development programs. He is also the author of two New York Times bestsellers, You Can Make It Happen and Teens Can Make It Happen, as well as being an adjunct professor at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, a distinguished visiting professor at Coker College, and a visiting professor at George Washington University. Graham is the founder of The Leadership Institute of Chicago, a nonprofit education and research organization dedicated to promoting effective leadership, and is a member of the National Board of Junior Achievement. He received a bachelor's degree in social work from Hardin-Simmons University and a master's degree in education from Ball State University.
 
Published March 1, 2001 by Free Press. 288 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction

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(May)Forecast:In contrast to Robin Fisher Roffer's Make a Name for Yourself (Forecasts, Nov. 20, 2000), which provides motivation and concrete instruction for a slightly more sophisticated audience, this book's strongest asset is Graham's well-known association with Oprah Winfrey, who is mention...

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I loved his exercises to help weed parental expectations from your garden of experience ("My Tommy has always wanted to be a Doctor!") and wish I had read this book before I filled my college course load with chemistry classes.Rick Nelles, author of Proof of Performance: How to Build a Career Por...

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