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10 Ways You're Ruining Your Personal Brand

It's Tough to Succeed When You're Sending All the Wrong Messages

Don't Blow It

From a botched presentation to senior management to a CLM (career-limiting-move) after hours with colleagues, when the spirits are flowing freely and the boundaries of acceptable rhetoric and behavior blur as the night wears on -- as long as you recognize that you are in charge of your personal brand -- you have the opportunity to avoid or at least minimize those errors.

Here are some obvious mistakes that can harm your personal brand, excerpted from 360 Degrees of Influence (McGraw-Hill, 2011).