"Given the entrepreneurial spirit of the Silicon Valley, the startup culture, and the plethora of high tech players, I'm looking forward to having a robust session on personal branding and leadership presence that empowers the audience and enlightens me!"
San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 24, 2013
The Silicon Valley Business Journal is hosting a seminar, Personal Branding and Leadership Presence, for business owners and other professionals to help them develop their personal brands. The Wednesday, June 19 event will take place 8:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the San Jose Hilton.
Best-selling author Karen Leland, who will lead the seminar, has written eight books including her latest release, “Entrepreneur Magazine’s Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business.”
"Given the entrepreneurial spirit of the Silicon Valley, the startup culture, and the plethora of high tech players, I'm looking forward to having a robust session on personal branding and leadership presence that empowers the audience and enlightens me!" Leland said.
Attendees of the business development seminar can expect to learn about a variety of topics including:
- Developing a brand narrative that is both authentic and informative
- Create a unique branding proposition and promise
- Ten tools for powerfully presenting a personal brand, including presentations, meetings, negotiations and networking
- Uncovering your core personal brand essence
- Personal brand on social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest
Event organizer Michaela Marek said she is excited for this event as well, because she knows she will be able to incorporate the information into her daily job.
“I am looking forward to the seminar and learning how to implement the information in my own career,” Marek said. “In today’s business environment most people should be thinking about how they are received by their colleagues, managers, prospects and clients because it can make a huge difference in career advancement.”
Early bird pricing is in effect until June 1, with tickets going for $85, which includes a one year digital and print subscription to the Silicon Valley Business Journal and a copy of Leland’s book “Time Management In An Instant.”
The seminar will take place at the San Jose Hilton, located at 300 S Almaden Blvd in San Jose. For tickets and more information about this seminar visit http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/event/86731.
About Karen Leland
Karen Leland is the best-selling author of eight business books, including her latest release, Entreprenuer Magazine's Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business. She is the President of Sterling Marketing Group, where she has worked with small businesses and Fortune 500 companies around the globe on building stronger personal and business brands and creating more effective organizations. Her clients have included AT&T, American Express, Marriott Hotels, Apple Computer and Johnson & Johnson, among others. She is a regular speaker for business groups including the Young Presidents’ Organization, American Management Association and Direct Marketing Association. Karen is a frequent guest of the media and has been interviewed on The Today Show, CNN, CNBC and Oprah.
About Silicon Valley Business Journal
Silicon Valley Business Journal publications and content are the primary source of local business news, information, sales leads and networking connections for Silicon Valley business professionals. We provide tools for "C" level executives, entrepreneurs and small business owners to grow their business. SVBJ is a part of American City Business Journals, the largest publisher of metropolitan business newsweeklies in the United States, with 40 business journals across the country.
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