You are what they are saying about you, when you just left the room...That is your personal reputation. With the omnipresence of social media, your reputation becomes more and more important, in business and in personal life. Society has become more critical and transparent, and as a result, our reputation has become more vulnerable. Pressure can be easily organized: one tweet can be eugh to cause serious reputation damage. But our times also offer chances when you are aware of the possibilities and laws of reputation management. In this visual and very practical book you will find fifty short lessons that help you build and maintain your personal reputation. The lessons are based on the author's 30 years of experience in reputation management and crises consulting for brands, organizations, and managers. Consider this book as your personal reputation management coach, or spin doctor, if you will. Whether you are a board member of an organization, a doctor, a teacher, or the director of your own company, following the advice in this book will help you to differentiate yourself in a positive way and gain some fat on your reputation bones for when times get tougher.
Frank Peters is founder and owner of Virtus Communications. He has extensive experience in managing high-profile corporate brands and leading corporate strategy development, as well as day-today experience in corporate reputation management and crisis management. He won SABRE Awards for Best Benelux Campaigns and Best Benelux Agency, the European Excellence Award (merger FrieslandCampina) and an Effie for most effective integrated campaign.