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Why your weaknesses are hard to spot

As part of my Brandheart personal branding process, I take each client through a 360 reputation survey. The client supplies me with names of people who know him or her well, and then through an [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|Personal Branding, Professional Development|

Your Cherries Are In The Wrong Place

Have you ever stood in a fuggy dojo with your hand in a vice grip while your knuckles are being examined by a sweaty Sensei? No? Me neither. It was a fellow karateka who pointed [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Personal Branding, Professional Development|

No Excuses

No Excuses. That’s the line on my running partner’s What’s App profile. Which makes thinking of a reason to pull out of a 5am morning run impossible. Or at best, awkward. Rather than face her [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Personal Branding, Personal Development|

Unconscious Bias Could Be Holding You Back

Think about something you’re attached to. Let’s say it’s your reputation for being a great speaker, or the results from your banting diet, or your love of cats. You work hard at it. You pride [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Personal Branding|

Is Your Personal Brand Future-Proof?

First we had IQ. Then we had EQ. Now we have AQ. AQ, if you haven't come across it yet, is your Adaptability Quotient. It measures how well you adapt to change. Specifically, it’s your [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Personal Branding, Professional Development|

For All Intensive Purposes

Growing up in peri-urban suburbia, the neighbour behind us was a man called Vasco. My father, trying to tame the patch of veld we called a garden, was often outside, spade in hand, chatting to [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|Personal Branding, Personal Development|

Ageing Is Optional

Blow-drying my hair at the gym this morning, I overheard a menopause conversation between the three thirty-somethings standing at the mirror next to me. There was the brunette, trim, groomed, designer athleisure wear, lumo shoes [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Personal Branding|

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