Ten ways to brand yourself and your business

By Jon Michail What do you really do when you “brand yourself”? The term may mean different things to different people, but there are a few basics most of us would agree on. Branding yourself means making yourself visible to your business community and beyond. It...

Business in Asia – an Entrepreneurial Perspective

IGI in the News By Jon Michail | Business First Magazine Protocols are paramount when conducting business with Asian partners. Jon Michail offers his tips to making the best of your Asian business experience. The top 4 Asian business tips (i) Learn & Understand...

The new business world is disruptive – are you up for it?

By Jon Michail The concept of disruptive business has been rising in popularity in recent years and now it’s the daily conversation, as companies attempt to use it as a tool to be seen and to be heard. Disruption is not the mindless destruction of a stable...

What your clothes say about you

Is there any truth to the old adage that you should dress for the job you want, not the job you have? We dusted off our sharpest suit and consulted the experts. Here’s what they had to say. First impressions matter. You may have a brain the size of a planet and...

Why Branding Works

By Jon Michail I admit my bias, I am an image maker and yes it’s part of what I do, however you can’t escape it. Even if you travel to a desert island to get away from it all, the plane that dropped you off has it. Look inside your bag. Your sunscreen has it, your...

Why creative disruption is transforming business

By Jon Michail Telstra’s retiring boss David Thodey recently said he has no regrets from his six years at the helm, but is the first to admit that some things might have gone better. Even so, during that time, Telstra’s market cap has doubled – almost to $80bn – and a...