I like lists/presentations/books that are short and stick to the point. For all you fans of WOW! – these brand you hints are fab. Tom Peters – short !
ONE: PERSONAL BRAND
I am known for (2-4 things). By this time next year, I plan also to be known for (1-2 more).
My current project is challenging me in the following (1-3 ways).
New stuff I’ve learned in the last 90 days includes (1-3 things).
Important new additions to my contacts in the last 90 days include (2-4 names).
My public—local/regional/national/global—“visibility program” consists of (1-2 things).
My principle “resume enhancement activity” for the next 90 days is (1 item).
My resume/CV is discernibly different from last year’s on this date in the following (1-2 ways).
TWO: DEVELOP A ONE-EIGHT OR ONE-FOURTH PAGE YELLOW PAGES AD FOR BRAND YOU
Is it WOW!? What can YOU offer people…summarized succinctly and with flair…that no one else is offering?
THREE: CREATE AN EIGHT-WORD PERSONAL POSITIONING STATEMENT
“If you can’t describe your position in eight words or less, you don’t have a position.” –Seth Godin
I especially like the last one….bit like writing headlines for me – just knew that journalism was going to be useful one day.