Collaboration allows one to know more than they are capable of knowing by themselves. Collaboration boosts innovation. Collaboration divides the task and multiplies the success. True strength lies in the collaboration of many not in the knowledge of one expert. There are many faces of collaborators they come in all different shapes and sizes. Being able to identify and understand the many faces allows for a more successful collaboration.
SWOT (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threats). SWOT analysis can be performed to access your professional and personal strengths, weakness, opportunities, and threats. Internal factors are your strengths and weakness while external factors are your opportunities and threats. Strengths (what does your company or you do better than others do), Weakness (what can you improve professionally and personally given your current situation), Opportunities (what opportunities are available for you professionally and personally), Threats (do you have solid financial support professionally and personally)?
Your company’s brand is the most important factor for its eventual success. It is the culmination of your company’s identity, packaged and presented in a way that is pleasing, familiar, and attractive to your prospective and recurring customers. Personal branding it just as important. Your personal brand is what makes you unique as an individual and is important because modern audiences tend to trust people more than corporations according to Inc. The Branding Game.