A different way of thinking about a first impression?

Frequently in my talks and workshops, when I am covering the topics of psychology of image and the impact of a first impression, I have people say we just shouldn’t judge one another from a first impression. It’s a great idea but very hard to achieve, it is pretty much impossible to meet someone for the first time and think nothing [...]

Silkarmour in conversation with Joanna Gaudoin

I was recently interviewed by the women's work wear brand Silkarmour, read on for tips and to learn a bit more about me... Silkarmour are online purveyors of luxury women's workwear. Founded to inspire and empower ambitious career women, Silkarmour provides essential luxury and curated career advice at the touch of a button. From the perfect boardroom suit and bag to [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:33+00:00July 18th, 2016|Professional Image, Seasonal|0 Comments

Why every professional needs to be on LinkedIn

Are you on LinkedIn? In my experience, there are 4 types of people with regard to the professional social network. Very frequent users who are very at home on there. They typically have a great profile, lots of connections (usually over the so called ‘magic 500’), engage with other posts, publish content and use it to engage with others more directly [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:34+00:00April 30th, 2016|Online Profile, Professional Image|0 Comments

5 reasons why gravitas is a good thing

Gravitas, presence - what do those words mean to you? They often come with an air of mystery and magic, something difficult to define and probably unattainable. The good news is they are learnable - all of us can improve the impact we have on others, particularly in our professional capacity, to be viewed with increased credibility. The better news is [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:34+00:00April 30th, 2016|Professional Image|0 Comments

Are you the same at every stop?

Unless you receive a very warm referral, winning a new client can often be a long process as they get to understand if you can really help them and importantly whether they like and trust you. Research has shown that on average it takes 7 interactions with someone before they commit to work with you and your company. The other point [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:34+00:00April 12th, 2016|Professional Image|0 Comments

How can I be authentic in what I wear but still fit in?

Do you struggle to feel you? Do you feel your appearance doesn't reflect who you really are at work? Is authentic dressing appropriate? Authenticity is a buzz word of the moment but unlike many that come and go, it’s an important one in my view. There are a plethora of topics that could be discussed under the heading of authenticity but in [...]

By |2018-08-08T07:32:35+00:00January 11th, 2016|Personal Impact, Professional Image|0 Comments
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