Nurturing your Brand with Sima Dahl: Lead to Succeed 30
In this episode, Naphtali interviews Sima Dahl, founder of Sway Factory Inc. Sima provides tips for building and nurturing your brand, including active customer engagement. We discuss the importance of constantly repositioning yourself and why it’s critical to factor in customer feedback into your decision-making process. You will also learn how you can sustain your brand and your business in the event of major market disruptions. Tune in to receive some great insights from this renowned branding guru.
01:21 – Naphtali introduces Sima Dahl
02:12 – What is a personal brand, and why is it important to develop your brand?
02:58 – The importance of meeting and exceeding expectations
04:07 – What are some of “behind the scenes” tips and tricks for building your personal brand?
06:20 – The importance of repositioning yourself to nurture your brand
09:42 – Discussing how customer feedback is the best way to determine if you or your organization needs to pivot in a different direction
10:34 – The effect of disruptive market forces like Uber and Airbnb on the larger economy
13:19 – Tips and tricks to build a positive company culture
15:31 – Discussing the importance of strengthening your company brand
18:28 – Some great nuggets for building your brand using social media
22:18 – The importance of having a sound social media strategy
25:45 – What are some of the things that Sima would have done differently in formulating her career?
29:32 – A hack for business travelers that you could share A multi plug outlet
30:00 – The best thing about living in Chicago The diverse population
31:38 – The hobby that you most enjoy Cycling
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