The Brand Mapping Strategy: Design, Build, and Accelerate Your Brand


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$21.95  $20.41
Entrepreneur Press
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5.9 X 8.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

Karen Leland is the best-selling author of seven books and a freelance writer who has been published in Self, Woman's Day, Spirituality & Health, Entrepreneur, the Los Angeles Times, and others. In addition, she is the founder of Sterling Consulting and Marketing Group. Her clients have included Apple Computer, American Express, Marriott Hotels, Johnson & Johnson and others. She is also a popular speaker for business groups including the Young Presidents' Organization, American Management Association and Direct Marketing Association.

Leland is a frequent guest of the media and has been interviewed for her expertise by The New York Times, Fortune, Inc., Oprah, The Today Show, CNN, The Wall Street Journal and others. Karen has also written extensively for the online market with featured articles in, All,, The Huffington Post and She lives in Tiburon, CA.


"How can you make a brand synonymous with leadership, intelligence, and integrity? Karen Leland answers these questions and more with insight, warmth, and wit. This is a book that will help you raise your profile and turn heads."
--John Paul Rollert, Harvard Extension School

"Every executive should read The Brand Mapping Strategy. It will open their eyes to what their full potential is, transform how they portray themselves, open doors to opportunities they aspire to, and ultimately inspire their teams and organizations to perform and achieve for a higher purpose."
--Nina Lualdi, Sr. Director of LATAM Innovation Cisco

"From the personal to the corporate, from large organizations to small, The Brand Mapping Strategy is a critical market advantage for the bold and ambitious."
--Alan Weiss, Ph.D., bestselling author of Million Dollar Consulting

"With characteristic wit, charm, and relatable anecdotes, Karen Leland's The Brand Mapping Strategy swiftly whisks the reader through the steps necessary to establish themselves and their business not only as a thought leader, but a true leader. This is an important read for anyone building a business, with something to say, or who desires to be truly heard."
--Binta Niambi Brown, Fortune magazine's 40 Under 40 and Founder of Big Mouth Records and Fermata Entertainment

"In this fast-changing, highly competitive era, it's more important than ever to know who you are and express it with distinction. Karen Leland's The Brand Mapping Strategy clearly and powerfully shows today's CEO how to create a personal brand that has a dramatic impact not only on their reputation, but the reputation of their companies."
--Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D., Bestselling author of Age Wave

"Building a personal brand is one of the essential skills for survival now and in the future. In The Brand Mapping Strategy, Karen Leland has provided a roadmap for every entrepreneur and CEO that is looking to master his or her brand, and turn it into a profitable competitive advantage."
--Stewart Emery, International bestselling author of Success Built to Last

"Karen Leland's The Brand Mapping Strategy is a must read for any C-level executive. It is full of practical advice for any leader looking to enhance their executive presence and transform their team."
--Marjorie Hutchings, CIO of State Fund Insurance

"The Brand Mapping Strategy has taken the mystery out of branding and provides a roadmap for any small-business owner, entrepreneur, or CEO to dramatically elevate both their personal and company brands."
--Adam Markel, CEO of New Peaks, formerly Peak Potentials

"The Brand Mapping Strategy captures the heart of what it means to have an authentic brand and how to powerfully and profoundly get there. I highly recommend it!"
--Lynne Twist, Bestselling author of The Soul of Money

"The Brand Mapping Strategy is an exceptional book for those who truly want to build effective brands, rather than just talk about it. Candid and practical, Karen Leland's emphasis on a research-based approach to brand building is a valuable guide for executives at every level."
--Nathan Richter, Partner at Wakefield Research

"In The Brand Mapping Strategy, Karen Leland provides insider secrets to creating a world-class brand. Leaders will be inspired to transform not only the expression of their own brand, but that of their team and company."
--Olivia Fox Cabane, Author of The Charisma Myth

"No matter what business you are in you don't just read The Brand Mapping Strategy study it and use it as your personal tool to set yourself, your company, and
product apart from the pack."
--Dave Austin, International bestselling author of Be A Beast

"Karen Leland's dynamic and no-nonsense perspective clearly outlines how to effectively put your personal brand into action using visual, intellectual, and emotional capital! The step-by-step insights and guidelines she shares on how to differentiate yourself as a brand and enhance your brand equity are spot on and essential in today's ultra-competitive world of branding. A must read for anyone who wants to stand out amongst the clutter by creatively promoting their brand attributes and relevantly communicating their full brand potential!"
--Thomas W. Merchant, Former International Marketing & Communications Manager of Peugeot Automobiles, Paris, France