Real-World Education for Modern Marketers

Join Over 602,000 Marketing Professionals

Start here!
N E X T
Text:  A A
PRO

Four Four-Letter F-Words That Stall Your Career

by   |    |  819 views

If you want to get ahead in your marketing career, you have to stop using four-letter words that begin with the letter "F."

No, I'm not talking about cleaning your mouth out with soap. Of course, cursing your boss is probably not going to get you very far. But the F-words I share with you here are far more lethal, more destructive, and more devastating to your career and professional fulfillment.

The ugliest four-letter words that begin with F can hold you back if you don't keep them in check. The words?

F _ _ R
F A _ _
F _ K _
F _ N _

Have you guessed them?


The key to building a successful and rewarding marketing career is removing the F-words from your vocabulary, mindset, and actions. Here's how.


Read the Full Article

PRO Membership is required to access this how-to marketing article. Sign up to read the full article and gain access to all of our PRO content!

Sign up for a 2-Day Free Trial  Learn more about PRO Membership

William Arruda, dubbed "the personal branding guru" by Entrepreneur, is a motivational speaker, talent-development consultant, and the founder and CEO of Reach Personal Branding. He is the author of Ditch. Dare. Do! 3D Personal Branding for Executives and curator at Personal Branding TV. He is credited with turning the concept of personal branding into a global industry.

Rate this  

Overall rating

  • This has a 4 star rating
  • This has a 4 star rating
  • This has a 4 star rating
  • This has a 4 star rating
  • This has a 4 star rating
6 rating(s)

Add a Comment

Comments

  • by JV @ L'attitude in Cairns Thu Jul 2, 2009 via web

    There's another version of the acronym which reflects the mindset of executives under extreme pressure who say they are FINE

    F = Fragile (there's another F word, but it's REALLY incorrect!)
    I - Insecure
    N = Neurotic
    E = Emotional

MarketingProfs uses single
sign-on with Facebook, Twitter, Google and others to make subscribing and signing in easier for you. That's it, and nothing more! Rest assured that MarketingProfs: Your data is secure with MarketingProfs SocialSafe!