Do You Have A Personal Branding Success Story?

I want to hear from you. If you have a personal branding success story, or know someone that has a good success story, please share it with me. If I like it, we can discuss how we can share your story with the other readers of The Student Branding Blog.

Bret L. Simmons: Share Your Personal Branding Success Story from Bret Simmons on Vimeo.

I am particularly interested in how you have used LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or your blog to help you get a job, get an internship, start a business, or otherwise advance your career. Our premise here at The Student Branding Blog is that personal branding will help you achieve the success you desire. So let’s hear from you – how has personal branding helped you successfully achieve a career related goal?

If you have a success story, contact me at

And my previous invitation for you to show me your personal brand is also still open. Show me your brand; tell me about your success.


Bret Simmons is an Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), where he teaches courses in organizational behavior, leadership, and personal branding to both undergraduate and MBA students. He has a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University. Bret practices personal branding at his website Positive Organizational Behavior where he blogs about leadership, followership, and personal branding. His purpose is “to change your mind about the value of partnering with others to build healthy, responsible organizations where everyone can thrive.” You can also find Bret on Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin.

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