Discussion: Strategies for Academic Portfolios In the realm of marketing, a successful branding strategy is one of the most important contributors to organizational success. A solid branding strategy can help add visibility and credibility to a companys products. Similarly, nurse-scholars can build a personal brand to add visibility and credibility to their work. You can begin building your brand by developing and maintaining an academic portfolio. Such an activity can help share the results of your efforts and contribute to your success. This Modules Discussion asks you to consider and share strategies for building your portfolio. To Prepare: Reflect on strategies that you can pursue in developing portfolios or portfolio elements that focus on academic achievements. Review one or more samples from your own research of resources focused on portfolio development. By Day 3 of Week 8 Post an explanation of at least two strategies for including academic activities and accomplishments into your professional development goals. Then, explain how those goals may align with the Universitys emphasis on social change. Be specific and provide examples.