Image Objects and Authentic Image Management

VIEW VIDEO HERE By Jon Michail   Image Objects are an often underrated aspect of our personal branding. Your accessories (watch, glasses, jewellery, shoes) and your tools (pen, laptop, phone) all work together to project a certain image. Other image objects that are...

Colour Analysis and Authentic Image Management

By John Michail Colour is not just something we see – we think in colours, and we feel in colours. Truman Capote coined a phrase for his novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s, having Holly Golightly explain why she goes to Tiffany’s jewellery store whenever she has “the mean...

Protocol, Etiquette, and Authentic Image Management

By Jon Michail   We engage in protocol and etiquette daily; whether we do so effectively or not is another matter.   Observing protocol and etiquette is about much more than just knowing which fork to use at a dinner party – although if you do find yourself...

IGI In The News: Is ‘corporate casual’ the new work dress code?

By Leo D’Angelo Fisher Workplace dress standards have been in flux since the late 1990s dotcom boom, when hip IT start-ups introduced beanbags, table tennis and jeans to the office. The dotcoms came, went, and came back again, leaving professional workplaces...

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...

BEWARE: Fake personal brands – online

By Jon Michail Do you tell falsehoods? Have you ever been tempted to exaggerate just a tiny bit on your webpage, your LinkedIn account or your Twitter or Facebook profiles? And if you have, do you even care that your family and close friends know that you are a...