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william arruda
Works at Reach
Attended University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Lives in Miami Beach, FL
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President, Reach Personal Branding
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  • Reach
    President, Reach Personal Branding, present
  • KPMG, Tasc, Lotus, IBM
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Miami Beach, FL
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New York, NY - Paris, France - London, UK - Boston, MA - Newport, RI - Somerset, MA
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Personal branding pioneer. Global citizen. Optimist. Lover of all things urban!
Introduction
William Arruda is the founder of Reach, the global leader in personal branding. After 20 years in the world of corporate branding (working for Lotus, IBM, KPMG), he decided to focus his efforts on the human side of branding. William works with organizations to motivate and engage their staff through the power of personal branding. His clients include Adobe, BMW, Microsoft, J&J, JPMorgan, P&G, GE, Starwood Hotels and Morgan Stanley. You can learn more at www.williamarruda.com. He is the author of the best selling careers book, Career Distinction: Stand Out by Building Your Personal Brand and Ditch. Dare. Do!
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Personal branding pioneer - Reach turns ten this year!
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  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    Electrical Engineering
  • Cambridge College
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Bill, Will, William Vincent

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Will the Ryan Lochte brand sink or float?
Strong brands are rooted in authenticity. This is true whether you’re branding a product, a corporation, or yourself. But what happens when a strong, respected brand does something to sever that trust?
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I Love New York....for personal branding!
Here are 9 reasons why New York City is such an amazing place to build your personal brand and expand your success.
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Are you guilty of this career limiting mindset? Here's the 3-step process to change it!
The most common career management mindset will work against you. Adopt this mindset and keep your career in perpetual motion.
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Build a LinkedIn company page to connect with your community. Here's how:
Whether you’re a solo-preneur, a small-business owner, or a hybrid (working for The Man and for yourself) LinkedIn is the ultimate way to build and promote your company. A Company Page helps members learn about your business and find your job openings. Here’s the 3-step process for getting the most from this powerful LinkedIn feature.
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Don't let setbacks at work impede your success!
Setbacks are a normal part of the path to success. Here’s the seven step process for using obstacles to advance you – not define you.
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Do you struggle with handling criticism? Here's how to make the most of it!
At a minimum, negative feedback feels uncomfortable. Sometimes, it can even be paralyzing. It’s important to have a process for understanding and acting on this feedback. We all receive negative feedback from time to time. Perhaps it comes in your annual review with your boss, or it’s delivered publicly in [...]
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+Dave Kerpen New York Times bestselling author and founder of +Likeable Media shares his thoughts on outsourcing social media, being selfless, differentiating, and gratitude.
Here are the highlights from my recent interview with Dave Kerpen, New York Times bestselling author and founder of Likeable Media, and his thoughts on outsourcing social media, being selfless, differentiating, staying top of mind and gratitude.
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Who' s social media profile is more powerful - Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? You tell me.
The last two presidential elections have proven how vital social media is to becoming President of the United States. So I thought it would be fun to compare the online presence of the two candidates currently vying for that job. Here are the stats I collected.
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Hiring managers know that interviews can be stressful and uncomfortable. So they usually give you the benefit of the doubt if you trip over your words or seem a little nervous. Those are forgivable offenses. Here are nine behaviors, attitudes, and actions that aren’t forgivable.
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Video -it's as pervasive as it is persuasive! Are you using video?
The most powerful form of communication is face-to-face conversation. But in a world that’s becoming more and more virtual, in-person communication is less and less feasible. The good news is that video is the next best thing to being there. Here's why you need to integrate video into your personal brand communications plan.
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Avoid these LinkedIn mistakes so you can maximize the its value!
Your LinkedIn profile is critical to career success. It will work against you if you do any of these things.
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Are you using this lesser known +LinkedIn features to stand out?
LinkedIn is replete with valuable features; it’s hard to know which ones will give the biggest boost to your personal brand. In light of this complex, ever-growing suite of options, I have culled a list of the most compelling yet most commonly overlooked features, along with some recent changes to LinkedIn functionality that can help you stand out, build relationships and bolster your personal brand.
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