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...
Creating a good-looking personal brand

Creating a good-looking personal brand

Oprah has an instantly recognisable personal brand. Image: OWN  By Jon Michail I wrote recently about the importance of creating a good-looking business brand. Crafting an aesthetically pleasing brand where the outer image reflects the inner image. However, in...

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 dining...

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...