Personal Branding

Voice AND vocabulary – keys to your success

Alternate Title: Your ‘vocal image’ affects your credibility Printable version of Post Voice and vocabulary To start, let’s define the terms: Voice – the sounds made when we speak or sing. Vocabulary – the range of words we know and use. Our voice is one of our most recognisable features – it is a central … Continue reading »

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Don’t let subconscious behaviour damage your brand

Alternate Title: Subconscious behaviour can hurt your personal brand Printable version of Post Subconscious behaviour Have you ever found yourself doing something without even realising it was happening? We all do many things without any conscious input. Some of these are just part of being alive (breathing, maintaining our balance as we move, scratching an … Continue reading »

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Seven Personal Skills that Employers want Most

Printable version of Post   Alternate Title: The skills you need to get that job!   Personal skills that are in demand Each one of us has a set of ‘personal’ skills and personality characteristics that either limit or enhance our job opportunities and career prospects.  When we are seeking a new job, or looking … Continue reading »

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Body language and appearance – the secret messages

Printable version of Post Non-verbal communication A reminder:  Before we even speak a word, both our body language and our appearance are ‘broadcasting’ messages to anyone who cares to take notice.  This is known as ‘non-verbal’ communication. Body language is mainly about posture, gestures, and facial expressions; it can reveal clues to our mental attitude … Continue reading »

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Why job interviews are a two-way street

Printable version of Post Job interviews are about marketing and selling The beginnings of this Post lie in some discussions that I had with several colleagues a while ago on the subject of our experiences at job interviews.  A common thread in all of these was some rather poor behaviour on the part of an … Continue reading »

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Building the New You – it’s about personal development

Printable version of Post The New You is about your new Brand – sometimes this is called Brand You. Successful brands each have their own personality, just as you and I have our own personalities. Our personality is who we are.  It is formed by a combination of many things that lead to the way … Continue reading »

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Brand You – it’s about personal branding

Printable version of Post Brand You is important for one very powerful reason – YOU! Brand You – i.e. your ‘personal brand’ – is about how You want to be seen by the world. ’Personal branding’ is what we use to show that we are different to others – it is what makes us stand … Continue reading »

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