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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!
Education
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    Electrical Engineering
  • Cambridge College
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Bill, Will, William Vincent

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How memorable are you? Here are 7 ways to be more memorable.  http://360rea.ch/1cviwuc
When it comes to personal branding, being memorable is essential to success. It’s one of the most important tenets of branding. Learn 7 ways you can increase your memorability quotient.
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Are your leaders branded? Should they be? Check out this post from +KelseyMeyer
CMOs are starting to realize the experts within their company are their biggest marketing assets. Why executive branding is the key to this strategy:
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Are you failing enough? http://360rea.ch/1PlySrj
Failure is not a step backward; it’s an excellent stepping stone to success. Learn how to put failure to work for you in my interview with executive coach Sam Collins.
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LinkedIn is fertile ground for scammers and spammers. Here's how to spot a scammer. http://360rea.ch/1H1m2Hn
Unlike with email, there is no spam filter at LinkedIn. If scammers find a way to connect with you, they have an easy way to send you email via LinkedIn. Here's how to recognize a scammer.
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Could this be your high schooler's leg up?
Like compounded dividends, the value of networking grows over time. Start young and you’ll reap the more rewards. LinkedIn is the place for your kids to start their networking. Here's why.
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How many LinkedIn connections do you have?
We all know that having 500+ connections in LinkedIn makes a psychological impact on the viewers of our profile. We know this because we ourselves make judgments about others based on their number of connections. Here's the easy path to getting to 500+.
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  #LinkedIn   in innovative ways to win the talent war. http://360rea.ch/1IXRR7x @Forbes
Helping all your people use LinkedIn is one of the best employer branding tools you have. Here's the three-step LinkedIn engagement process that will inspire your people to support your recruitment activities.
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Does your digital first impression match the real YOU? http://360rea.ch/1EUQxeu
First impressions last. It’s more than a saying; recent studies in neurobiology have proven it. But in the Information Age, first impressions are more likely to be delivered on computer screens via the results of a Google or LinkedIn search. Here's how to master the digital first impression.
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Ora asks an important question. What do you think about these assessments? Ora Shtull 
 
Love your take on multi-rater assessments, Ora. Like you I use 360 Reach, and I also like StrenghtsFinder. I find these often reinforce each other. Beyond formal assessments, however, I've found there is often a wealth of insight that clients can gain from uncovering their career/brand story.
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Sharing my thoughts on engaging ALL employees in #LInkedIn today at noon #socialmedia https://lnkd.in/eBh6Yvz
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Improve corporate, employer and personal branding by getting all your people using LinkedIn daily! 
Corporations are finally waking up to the fact that they need to engage all their people in social media. The impact of social media on a company’s brand is monumental, and it affects everyone throughout your organization – from the entry-level millennials you just hired to your CEO.
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How to write a stellar LinkedIn summary in five easy steps
Your LinkedIn summary is quickly becoming your most important tool for advancing your career and marketing your skills. That’s because first impressions have gone digital: people are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. As soon as they know they’re going to meet you or have a phone conference with you, they’ll start their online research.LinkedIn is often the starting point for that research. And even if they begin their di...
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