Life is not a spectator sport – start monetising your personal brand

By Jon Michail “Stepping out of the shadows and taking ahold of the reigns is daunting for many, and the idea of building a personal brand is almost nauseating — being something only those in the media spotlight do”, said a recent client on a first coaching session....

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...

Handsome men preferred to woo investors

The latest research on how good looks makes a difference when pitching to investors reveals some interesting insights, and although it may come across as superficial, the research only confirms what image consultants have always known. How handsome men win at work 12...

IGI IN THE NEWS | Dressing for success

By Elicia Murray | Australian Women’s Weekly | 12 February 2014 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...

New Qantas uniform a winner for team morale

By Jon-Michail Big ticks all round for Qantas’ new classic uniform – at least they have decided to go back to classic style with a contemporary twist. Designed by Paris-based couturier Martin Grant the new uniform represents a powerful image that is...

Marius Kloppers and BHP’s priceless branding masterstroke

By Kath Walters | Leading Company BHP Billiton chief executive, Marius Kloppers, advised the Big Australian’s remuneration committee that he does not want his bonus this year. It is no small sacrifice, given that Kloppers’ bonus last year – US$4.7 million – was more...