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How to ruin your reputation in a split second?

Avoid these commonly made mistakes that ruin your professional opportunities.

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Warren Buffet once said: "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”

Reputational damage doesn't just come from major mistakes or scandals that make headlines in the news.

Because what is reputation?

Your reputation is what others think of you.

It’s the image they get from you.

It’s how you present yourself.

And this is based on 3 pillars:

  • How you act (gravitas)

  • How you speak (communication)

  • How you look (appearance)

In today’s era of social media, it no longer takes 5 minutes, as Warren Buffett said years ago before social media was even around, but today it sometimes only takes 5 seconds before you commit the blunder of your life.

In this keynote, Véronique discusses the most common mistakes that can damage your reputation to such an extent that you’re no longer even eligible for a certain project, job or you simply won’t find the right people for your company anymore.

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Véronique De Prycker is driven by her belief that the economy, health, and education are the three main pillars and driving forces behind a prosperous society. As an experienced keynote speaker, certified trainer, and mentor, it’s her passion to help professionals and B2B companies in achieving their professional & personal success and obtain mastery over their life. Especially the differences between men and women are a great passion of hers. In the workplace, this translates into questions like … Why is it that women in general still have a hard time climbing the Corporate ladder? Why women don't seem to stand up for themselves enough yet? Why is there still a huge gap between men and women? …. These are questions she answers in her keynotes and workshops and she gives women practical advice they can apply immediately. Véronique's career spans more than 25 years of international experience, with previous years as a Financial Manager and CPA at Dredging International (DEME) and Deloitte, where she was a confidant of over 200 CEOs and helped over 300 companies and organizations in many different industries. This expertise in the day-to-day challenges of corporate life combined with her unique strategic and handson knowledge gives her an unusual and visionary approach to what effectively works in today's businesses. Véronique also strongly believes in giving back to society; she's (been) a volunteer in various organizations such as the Red Cross, Cliniclowns, Stop Colon Cancer, and different network organizations. She possesses the ability to translate theoretical models, methodologies, and strategies into practically applicable methods that have an immediate effect on daily results. People who work with Véronique not only immediately know what to do and how to apply new tools, tactics, or strategies, but they are also inspired by her positive and vibrant personality.

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