Personal Branding

Your Guiding Light – Personal Mission Statement

Posted by on Aug 16, 2015 in Blog, Career Branding, Personal Branding, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Your Guiding Light – Personal Mission Statement

Your Guiding Light – Your Personal Mission Statement By ACE impression – Image Consulting | Personal Branding   Millions of people have asked the question “Why am I here?“ What is the purpose of my life? For most us it gets defined for us by other people after one’s life has ended.!! How many of you have defined your life purpose? Do you want to go through life aimlessly … not knowing where you are heading? There is a profouuund satisfaction that comes from fulfilling your unique purpose in life … we just need to connect with it. One of the methods is by...

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The Modi Kurta – Use of clothing to communicate

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in Appearance, Image Management, Personal Branding, Uncategorized | Comments Off

The Modi Kurta – Use of clothing to communicate

The visual story the Modi kurta tells…   Indeed, even by the standards of India itself, where leaders have perhaps understood the use of clothing as a communication device better and longer than any of their international peers (see: Mohandas K. Gandhi’s adoption of the dhoti, Jawaharlal Nehru’s jacket, and Indira and Sonia Gandhi’s saris, made from traditional Indian khadi), Mr. Modi stands out. Literally and strategically.   The image-craft of India’s  Narendra Modi — and its fashion fallout — has been something of a case study.   “Narendra Modi, India’s new prime...

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Is Indian culture a barrier in personal branding?

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Career Branding, Communication, Personal Branding | Comments Off

Is Indian culture a barrier in personal branding?

Personal Branding: Manipulation of your true self  OR essence of your authenticity?   We’ve often heard the same refrain from executives and professionals. “I understand that personal branding is important, But I just can’t bring myself to do it!” It’s no wonder!! A research indicated that personal branding, or self-promotion, is one of six major areas of cultural difference, that cause discomfort for people around the world!  If you grew up in a culture, like India,  that emphasizes humility and modesty, the idea of drawing attention to yourself — especially to tout your...

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Simple Tip To Boost Your Career

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Career Branding, Job Search, Personal Branding, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Simple Tip To Boost Your Career

Simple Tip To Boost Your Career:   “Make yourself visible and interesting for a potential employer…” Employers and recruiters expect established professionals to have an online and social media presence. It is difficult to argue that you have a proven track record in your industry if no reference to yourself is found anywhere. Make sure you maintain a strong profile and social media presence. LinkedIn is my preferred tool to do that. LinkedIn is often a first port of call for employers in their search for new talent and for individuals it is a great place to grow your...

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6 Tips to Make your Networking Work

Posted by on Jan 4, 2014 in Blog, Career Branding, Communication, Etiquette, Job Search, Networking, Personal Branding | Comments Off

6 Tips to Make your Networking Work

6 Tips to make sure your networking is working: Networking is about meeting people you know who can vouch for your past performance and connect you with people you don’t know.   Tip #1: Solidify your pitch. If you can’t tell someone what you’re good at in 15 seconds or less, you’re setting yourself up to fail. Before you do another thing, write down three skills you want people to know about you and list some matching accomplishments. Write down the answer to the question, “What do you do?” in 35 words or less. Memorize it so you will be ready to...

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Why First Impressions are quick to form but slow to change?

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Etiquette, Image Management, Personal Branding | Comments Off

Why First Impressions are quick to form but slow to change?

Why First Impressions are quick to form but slow to change? By ACE impression Image Consulting   Relationships strengthen and weaken based on interactions the brain catalogs into three buckets: non-verbal evaluations, voice and tone, and selected words. Therefore a strong first impression goes a long way toward launching a solid relationship. A weak first impression is very difficult to overcome Researchers at NYU, Stanford, Tufts, and NYU have drawn several helpful connections to help us better understand how the brain makes 11 rapid-fire decisions within the first three to seven...

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