Personal Branding Across Cultures Blogathon – Day 12 / Petek Kabakci
I would like to convey my appreciation to Peter Sterlacci, who always brings a novel approach to personal branding, and for giving us an opportunity to portray a cultural dimension of personal branding in our global world.
At a Crossing Point of Continents & Cultures
Turkey is located at the crossing point of the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa. Anatolia, the portion of Turkey located on the Asian continent, has a history going back to 10.000 B.C. Imagine the many civilizations that have lived in this land through the ages. As a result of Turkey’s historical and geographical position, a mix of different cultures has long co-existed in Turkish society, and therefore it is not easy to make a simple definition of Turkish culture. As a sociologist and personal branding strategist, as well as a member of Turkish society, I will do my best to convey an objective and high level portrait of the interaction between personal branding and Turkish culture. [Read more...]