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Friday, 30 October 2015

Does my image work FOR me ? ....

You must have heard this one - It takes a few seconds for a person to form an opinion about you. 

Well, good news ! its true  - You could be at a social gathering or  a representative of your company at a business meeting  and those impressions you create while interacting with people will determine your success now and in the future.

How does that happen so quickly ?

It all starts with YOU. How do you see yourself - Confident? Shy ? Capable ? Assertive, Funny ? Happy ?  Reserved ? Nervous ? Serious ?

All this is reflected in the way you look, act and behave. Through your appearance, behaviour and communication - this determines how the world reacts to you. And this cycle goes on creating impressions, perceptions, image.

Now the better news  - Yes, you can change that impression if the first impression wasn't the greatest in the world.

Ask yourself - does my image work FOR me ? 

Thursday, 29 October 2015

What DOES an image management specialist do ?




"Branding is what people say when you are not in the room " ~ Unknown

How you are perceived is your personal brand. Your image is your personal brand. 

Simply put, Image management specialists are professionals who empower individuals(  including company employees, we will get to that later ) enhance the positive and powerful aspects of their personality.

Image management specialists assess the current perception of an individual (or company employees). and determine the best tools to enhance the positive aspects of the public image of individuals or company employees. 

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Talking about Image Management with the lovely Shahina Shaikh - Author, Entrepreneur and fellow NLP Practitioner


 
I had the privilege of meeting and talking to Shahina Shaikh about Image Management. We spoke about how important it is to manage your image in all aspects of your life  social, professional, personal.

Have a look ...feedback is welcome ! 

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Image Management - Huh ? ...What's that ?



The perception that people have of you, the impression that you make on them when you meet or interact with them – that is the IMAGE you project or the image you have created. This impression starts with YOU... from your perception of yourself. Image management is using certain tools to ensure that this perception, impression is a positive one to encourage people to interact with you further in the future.