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What is Tim's strategyTim's Strategy is about ideas. Ideas that can create change, encourage people & drive positive results in business and life. Created from the perspective of a marketer and a hiring manager, the site delivers free advice, tools and templates to support anyone looking for a new job, to create a new career path, network into a better situation or find the right life/work balance. Tim's Strategy is written by Tim Tyrell-Smith, a veteran consumer marketing executive living in Mission Viejo, CA.
Full bioTim Tyrell-Smith. Tim is the founder of Tim's Strategy: Ideas for Job Search Career and Life, a new and fast growing community. Tim is also the author of two career books: 30 Ideas. Buy the book on Amazon and HeadStrong (April '11). Follow him on Twitter @TimsStrategy. A former consumer marketing executive, Tim started his career with Nestle USA and has since worked in product management on premium brands including Nestle Quik, Tree Top Apple Juice, Mauna Loa Macadamias and Meguiar's Car Wax. He was most recently Vice President of Marketing for a private equity owned food company in Southern California. Tim’s Strategy began in September 2008 as a way to give back to the community that supported Tim during his own 2007 job search. Tim writes and creates from the perspective of a hiring manager and a former job seeker focusing on marketing, personal branding and social networking. As well as on the larger topic of career and its impact on life. He lives with his wife and three kids in Mission Viejo, California. Tim’s Strategy – Ideas for Job Search, Career and Life has blossomed into a fast-growing blog, website, and LinkedIn group. Tim's blog has been featured on Salon.com as well as online versions of the Chicago Sun Times, San Diego Union Tribune, Reuters News Service and the Orange County Register. In a very crowded field, Tim’s Strategy is steadily moving up on the list of top career-related blogs.
AVAILABLE PRESENTATION TOPICSHeadStrong: The Keys To A Confident And Positive Attitude During Job Search Whether you are a job search veteran or someone experiencing your first transition, being out of work can be a difficult and challenging time. Your ability to maintain confidence and momentum is critical to a successful search. This presentation will provide practical advice and tools to help you build a smart and positive psychology toward your job search effort.
The Critical Skills To Market Yourself And Your Business Many business owners don’t have the time, skill or knowledge to successfully market themselves, their brands or their services. They are unable to create the awareness and “call to action” required to drive new customers to their business. This presentation will highlight 5 key areas that are critical to success in marketing your business or brand.
10 Ways To Become A Person Of Influence Whether you are looking for a job, building a consulting practice or starting up a new company, becoming a person of influence can deliver great rewards – both personal and professional. Even though “who you know” still matters, it is now “who knows you” that matters most. Tapping new social media as well as traditional networking skills, this presentation will introduce 10 ways to become someone to know in today’s competitive environment.
Social Networking With A Purpose Most of us know the important of social networking in business. But how many of you are doing it efficiently and effectively? How many of you are just out socializing? This presentation will teach you how to think strategically about using your social networking time. Sharing smart and shocking examples, Tim will show you how to network with a purpose – each and every time you head out the door or open your computer. You will learn how to: make the most of a networking event, be strategic in building your target network, create specific and tangible objectives, be an opportunistic extrovert when running errands, be naked (tell your network what you need).
The Habits Of Highly Effective Networkers Whether you are looking for a job, your next consulting role or simply need to market yourself in the new social media influenced business world, networking is an essential skill. Your ability to get what you need while creating value for others will be the key to your success. Tim's presentation will highlight the habits of great networkers. Those who have learned the power of new friendships and are creating significant opportunities in life and work as a result.
Blogging (And Other Leadership Strategies) For Successful Job Search Senior executives in transition often forget about leadership. And instead, follow the pack during job search. They operate differently than they normally would. Without the title, the staff and the platform. And neglect to use the skills that helped them succeed in their career. This presentation will introduce blogging and other leadership strategies to help you communicate brand value, build a solid network and get noticed by target companies. The result? Get you back to doing what you love: leading successful teams.
30 Ideas. The Ideas of Successful Job Search Based on the e-book titled "30 Ideas. The Ideas of Successful Job Search." The book features "Tim's Top 3" keys to successful job search: strategy, psychology and networking. This presentation will highlight ideas from each of the thirty chapters including “The #1 Networking Tool During Hard Times”, “Job Search Strategy - Are You The Tortoise Or The Hare?” and “The Danger Of Being An Optimist During Job Search”
I Can See Clearly Now: The Benefits Of Taking Action On Your Ideas Based on a newly released e-book, there is real danger in letting your ideas die in a bottom drawer. Ideas need to see the light of day. And need to stretch their legs. This presentation discusses the importance of sharing your ideas with the world and highlights the tremendous rewards of doing so.
Building And Delivering An Effective Elevator Pitch A fun, step-by-step method to create a powerful elevator pitch. Organized in a workshop format, participants experience a well-structured pitch as it is built. Includes advice on how to deliver your new content so that others are open to hearing it.