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...

What the Trump?

President Donald Trump and South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott met to discuss the aftermath of the Charlottesville protests. Image: Business Insider   By Jon Michail   Last week, President Trump did something truly terrible. He murdered style. Again.   No – it’s not one of...

Companies cool their heels over dress codes as 'business casual' becomes the norm – IGI IN THE NEWS

IGI In The News Melissa Singer | News Corp No thongs. No gym gear. No harem pants. Suits compulsory from Monday to Thursday, ties mandatory for client meetings. And no “clothes traditional to a particular sex and/or gender identity”. If this last part...

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...

Building a Personal Brand as a Project Manager

by Jon Michail I recently conducted a seminar for the Project Managers Institute (PMI) in Queensland and discovered that the idea of personal branding for many project managers is not only frightening, but unnecessary and pointless. Those who subscribe to this belief...

IGI IN THE MEDIA | Here's why wearing the wrong tie killed Malcolm Turnbull's fancy photo shoot

By Sarah Kimmorley | 16 April 2015 | Business Insider Australia Malcolm Turnbull has made the front cover of GQ magazine – a trendy men’s lifestyle publication which offers designer menswear and grooming tips, as well as other article on culture, art and design....