Love your wardrobe & boost your confidence

How many times do you open your wardrobe and feel you have nothing to wear? Or, you put something on but somehow it doesn't feel right? This is despite every drawer and cupboard being crammed with clothing items. Typically, women wear just 20% of the items in their wardrobe, yes just 20%! So it’s certainly not that most women lack clothing, [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:39+00:00February 24th, 2015|Appearance, Personal Impact|0 Comments

Your 10 point positive personal image checklist

We can’t help but have an image, it’s impossible to not have one. You will always hear me refer to the A, B, C as the key areas to think about – Appearance, Body Language & Communication skills (voice). These are the areas that impact the first impression we make on others and the perception they form of us. These areas [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:39+00:00February 22nd, 2015|Personal Impact, Professional Image|0 Comments

The small things that help personal confidence

If you regularly hear me speak or read my articles, you’ll know what counts towards a positive personal image – Appearance, Body Language and Communication skills. These are all so important for the first impression we make on others, the perception they form of us and on-going what we communicate about ourselves. However, underlying these is something that often only gets [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:39+00:00February 21st, 2015|Personal Impact|1 Comment

From the minute you walk in, you are 'on stage'

The last month has been a really busy one, lots of great meetings, and different types of events that I have run and spoken at for exciting clients in different sectors. However, it is fascinating how questions recur, even in these very different scenarios with very different people. For those that have heard me speak on the importance of image and [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:39+00:00February 11th, 2015|Personal Impact, Professional Image|0 Comments

Don't have time to be healthy?

This week James Bargeron has written a guest blog with some tips on how to be healthy, even when you are a busy professional. We all seem to be so pressed for time these days. But in reality it’s still the same 24 hours in a day we've always had. In theory we should have more time with all the modern [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:40+00:00October 23rd, 2014|Personal Impact|0 Comments

BBC Article: Could a makeover save your career?

Professional image to boost your career success or, as the BBC say 'save your career' Great to see this article written by Katie Hope, the BBC Business reporter, published on-line  in September 2014. I couldn't have written it better myself and it is of course good to see it from an independent source! Expertise and experience are both vital for career success but [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:41+00:00October 20th, 2014|Personal Impact|0 Comments

Confident first impressions

An article by Tricia Cusden who runs Look Fabulous Forever. I wanted to share it as it was music to my ears. Do you know how quickly we make up our minds about someone when we meet them for the first time? Ten-fifteen seconds! Yes – I know it’s hard to accept (surely we’re not all so shallow?) but that’s what [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:41+00:00October 13th, 2014|Personal Impact|0 Comments

Healthy body for a good canvass and positive image

Every day there is something in the media about health, diet, weight loss, exercise...There's no doubt that keeping well and at a sensible weight is important for how you feel and remaining in good health for a longer, happier life. However, the state of your health has a massive effect on your image and other people's reaction when they meet you. [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:42+00:00October 19th, 2013|Personal Impact, Professional Image, Seasonal|4 Comments

Ten reasons why image and impact matter at a personal level and for organisations

Attention paid to personal image and impact is often disregarded as a ‘nice to have’ or even worse, unimportant. However, ignore it at your peril, even if you've been in your industry a long time, have all the possible qualifications and a bucket load of experience… We need to relate to others to achieve success We gain a first impression of one [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:43+00:00June 8th, 2013|Personal Impact|0 Comments
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