Category Archives: Personal Branding

Emotional Intelligence & 3 Dimensional Meetings

According to Nial O’Reilly who runs Ignite Coaching, we now live in a V.U.C.A. world (volatile, uncertain, challenging and ambiguous). Emotional intelligence helps us to navigate this changing terrain. The work day has lost definition. You check emails lying in … Continue reading

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Dress for Success: Do Your Clothes Really Make a Difference?

A couple of ‘blogs ago’ I wrote about  the organisation Dress for Success. Run by Sonya Lennon of RTE fame – the organisation provides clothing and interview skills for women who are out of work or looking to move up … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room: When you ‘Don’t Know’ admit it

You will probably be familiar with the Indian parable of the 6 blind men who were asked to describe an elephant. “It’s like a rope”, said the one who felt the tail. “Not at all. More like a tree trunk” … Continue reading

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Personal Branding: 12 Photos types that you don’t want to use on your profile

I’m amazed at the variety of photos which people use as part of their LinkedIn profile – with little thought about the impact these have on the viewing public!  How does that work? You go to a huge amount of … Continue reading

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No License to Bore: Get Yourself Skilled In Public Speaking

The day had started out quite badly. A months rain had fallen in a day and it was a toss up between driving and swimming home. I was due to attend a fundraising night for a group who work in … Continue reading

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Here’s a really Neat Idea for the New Year: Just do your own Job!

Linda and myself have recently taken to walking the roads at the dead of night, wearing 8 layers of clothing to block out the wind and the damp. Rudolf is not the only one sporting a red nose this Christmas. … Continue reading

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Don’t be a dummy twice. If you make a mistake, admit it.

Sometimes you get a rush of blood to the head and want to try something completely different. Trying new stuff on holidays works well for me. Last year it was the short-lived experiment of growing a beard (I ended up … Continue reading

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