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...
Are you sabotaging your reputation at work?

Are you sabotaging your reputation at work?

By Jon Michail In business your reputation is of the utmost importance. It is how people and potential customers perceive your business, brand, products and services. You already know about yourself, and you know how you want you to be perceived. However it’s rare...
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...