This Week in Positive Change Management : 5 Steps to Brand Consistency

  There is a lot of poor branding out there. Every day some talking head is mentioning personal branding.  No one talks about brand consistency; however, brand consistency is the way to stay memorable and relevant. Here are my 5 steps to achieving brand consistency: Do your research Doing your research is important because what […]

How to Reposition Your Brand when You Switch Careers

In today’s workforce, it is rare that you will stay in your same position your entire career. You will move into other positions and even other companies. When you do, your brand will shift along with the move. For example, you start as a customer service representative in the call center. After 3 years, your […]

This Week in Positive Change Management : Personal Brand Strategy Tips

Developing a personal brand strategy is essential towards career advancement. Even before you walk into the office for an interview, your personal brand proceeds you. Here are several tips towards creating a dynamic personal brand strategy. Your Competitive Advantage is Your Foundation Your competitive advantage is the one thing that you do better than anyone […]

New Positive Change with Carla Airing This Friday

As previously announced on www.carlarjenkins.com, this week’s Positive Change with Carla will air on a special day. It will air Friday instead of Thursday. The new episode ‘Evaluating Your Annual Personal Career Brand Performance’ will delve into how to use your most recent performance rating to map out this year’s work performance strategy. Check out […]

This Week in Positive Change Management : Developing Your Unique Selling Proposition

In the New Year, everyone wants to brush off their resumes and apply for the all new jobs. The problem with this strategy is that you’re doing the same thing this year as you were last year. Last check, insanity is the doing the same thing but expecting a different result. It is my responsibility […]

Accepting Positive Risk

Accepting positive risk is a passive strategy. You accept your current situation as is or what might happen. For example, you accept that your boss might give you a raise before the next annual performance rating. This is highly unlikely, therefore, you should accept that there’s room for proactivity towards managing your life and career. […]

This Week in Positive Change Management: Handling High-Visibility Projects as a Newbie

Follow these four tips towards handling high-visibility projects as a newbie. Be thankful that someone had entrusted you with this opportunity. This is a positive change event. Instead of being overwhelmed, be happy to view this as a chance to prove yourself in the marketplace and increase your professional credibility and visibility. Taking this more […]

This Week in Positive Change Management: Contingency Plans and Response Strategies

Life has thrown me some curveballs as of lately. The two things that I’ve done to dodge the craziness are to have contingency reserves and implement response strategies. My reserves include savings and skill sets. I keep my resume, LinkedIn and network contacts current because you never know what might be in store. Having contingency […]