Achieve personal power, influence, and impact by owning your brand

Achieve personal power, influence, and impact by owning your brand

If you don’t take control of your personal brand image, others will. For the last three odd decades I’ve been reading remarkably similar stories about how the equal pay gap has not closed for women. A recent report, based on a US study conducted by the Institute for...
Perfectly imperfect: The importance of authenticity for your personal brand

Perfectly imperfect: The importance of authenticity for your personal brand

Many people believe that a personal brand is something for celebrities. They don’t think that they need one, and even worse, they don’t realise that no matter who they are, they already have one.   Your personal brand is the way you are represented to the world. You...
The things career advisors don’t teach you. (Or how to supercharge your resume and land your dream job.)

The things career advisors don’t teach you. (Or how to supercharge your resume and land your dream job.)

By Jon Michail What’s wrong with your resume? Well, a lot, actually, if you’re like most people I know. I’m sorry, but there it is. The problem starts in school. Career advisors coach us in presenting a resume that is professional, to the point, and well, boring… and...
Creating a good-looking personal brand

Creating a good-looking personal brand

Oprah has an instantly recognisable personal brand. Image: OWN  By Jon Michail I wrote recently about the importance of creating a good-looking business brand. Crafting an aesthetically pleasing brand where the outer image reflects the inner image. However, in...

Invest Time in Personal Branding

By Jon Michail Effective personal branding is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur, right? What you mightn’t know is that there are two ways to do this – the right way and the wrong way. It’s oh so easy for your personal branding efforts to become a blitz of...