Be clear about who you are supporting. I can’t be everything to everyone so I focus on the people I believe I can help. Of course, you can do much more but you need to showcase with clarity at least 2 – 3 things at first that you can do.
One of the hardest things people struggle with, when writing articles, is achieving the right balance. The writer wants to help but they also want to ensure they don’t over-invest their time and effort in a way that leaves them short. Otherwise, they find it hard to continue and be consistent.
11 years ago, in the home office of my two-bedroom apartment, I started a magazine. It was called HR Matters and it was a quarterly human resource publication. There was no other HR magazine at the time in Malaysia. Here I was, an ex-lawyer turned entrepreneur, delivering executive education programmes in the Klang Valley deciding […]
A two-pronged approach for success: presence and engagement I’ve covered a few areas now about how to be effective on LinkedIn. I’ve looked at whether you need a LinkedIn profile and then, creating a compelling presence. I’ve also touched on how to start a conversation with someone new on LinkedIn. Here, let’s examine how to better engage […]
Presence is more than just being there – Malcolm Forbes Take a good look at the headshot above. Congrats to the photographer who so beautifully captured this gentleman but also to the man himself for being so open, positive and brimming with energy. What’s great about this photo? First, absolutely great lighting, of course. But […]
[ Something in addition to your résumé ] Unless you’re working the fry machine at McDonald’s and don’t care about corporate ladders and ambition or you’re a superstar athlete or singer, I believe you could seriously benefit from having an effective LinkedIn profile. Now owned by Microsoft, LinkedIn claimed 500 million users of its network in […]