Have you looked at your personal brand recently?

  • March 2013
Before you begin to examine your personal brand you need to make certain that you know what you mean by a personal brand. Have a think. What brands do you like? What do you wear, drive, eat, drink and where do you shop? What do they tell you about yourself? Look beyond aspirational designer brands

Most people don’t approach interviews in the right way

  • March 2013
Many people get to the last two candidates in interviews but fail to land the job. They do this repeatedly and do not know what the reason is. I see four main reasons: 1. Many people go from job to job without a career plan which allows them to focus on positions in companies which

Learn how to make a presentation and progress your career

  • March 2013
Many senior executives are expected to make presentations in public and influential communication is increasingly more important the more senior you become. Excellent communication skills are a defining marker for excellent leadership and make you memorable for all the right reasons.  However, many leaders are genuinely terrified to stand up in public. They delegate the

Onboarding: Make the first 100 days in your new job count

  • March 2013
First impressions do matter, many newly appointed senior executives often lose their way in the first 100 days. They go into information overload as everyone tries to tell them their story. They concentrate on learning and understanding and often wear their learner plates very openly. It is vital in this period to focus as much