How to build your personal brand on LinkedIn?

  I had the pleasure to interview LinkedIn expert Petra Fisher of Petra Fisher Consulting about building a powerful personal brand on LinkedIn. She is an international LinkedIn trainer, consultant and public speaker of Dutch-Australian origin. Her popular no-nonsense method helps you to create a LinkedIn presence that naturally attracts your tribe. The thought of … Continue reading How to build your personal brand on LinkedIn?

Field Notes About Ageism

  Ageism means stereotyping and discriminating against individuals or groups on the basis of their age. In many countries people are protected by law against discrimination by age, gender, ethnic background, sexual orientation, disabilities etc. but in practice there are sneaky ways to go around the law. Discrimination at workplace and during hiring process can … Continue reading Field Notes About Ageism

How to Make a Great First Impression

I find the whole science of first impressions so fascinating. When a person meets you for the first time their brain makes several snap decisions about you in just 7 seconds. Actually it takes only a tenth of a second to decide if the person is trustworthy but as long as 30 seconds to make … Continue reading How to Make a Great First Impression

Your Personal Image Is Everything PART 3/3: Digital Presence

This 3-part image consulting blog series inspects your personal image from 3 different angles: Your communication, your appearance and your digital presence. In the third part we look at the significance of your digital presence as a part of your personal image in an ever growing world of social media.     Have you ever … Continue reading Your Personal Image Is Everything PART 3/3: Digital Presence

Why Your Image Matters

  Science behind First Impressions Your personal image is the perception that people have about you. It affects your success in every aspect of your life. When a person meets you for the first time their brain makes several snap decisions about you in just 7 seconds. These aspects include, but are not limited to, … Continue reading Why Your Image Matters