Leadership and Reputation – The Biggest Business Risks for 2018

Leadership and Reputation – The Biggest Business Risks for 2018

By Jon Michail “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett. I find myself appealing to the wisdom of this quote a lot. Why? Because people still don’t seem to get...
Using the Core Values Index to Live a Purpose Driven Life

Using the Core Values Index to Live a Purpose Driven Life

By Jon Michail Here at Image Group International, we don’t particularly like to rely on personality tests, but we do believe in core values and Taylor Protocols’ Core Values Index TM (CVI TM) as an evidence-based assessment of unchanging values. I find this an...
Trust, Reputation, and… Money?

Trust, Reputation, and… Money?

Photo by Olu Eletu on Unsplash By Jon Michail The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is shaking up its long-term pay structures. Trust and reputation will be incorporated into the bank’s long-term incentive models and, along with employee engagement, will now...
Wardrobe Strategies and Authentic Image Management

Wardrobe Strategies and Authentic Image Management

By Jon Michail I like to think of a wardrobe as the armour you put on when you go into battle. No one goes into battle unprepared, so why would we go into our high-stakes, high-risk business world unprepared? A lack of attention to your wardrobe can signal a lack of...