24 Reasons Why Social Skills Are the Key to Business Success

Strong social skills are the difference between a good business person and a great one. Yet in business, the importance of social skills are often overlooked and neglected.

Professional Branding: Build the First Impression You Want on LinkedIn

Formula for a Magnetic Personal Summary on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a powerful, powerful online networking platform. It’s not only where hiring managers go to find information about potential job candidates or where clients go to source information about service providers, it’s where business people will form a first impression about you.

Free Training: “6 Key Mistakes to Avoid When Creating a Confident, Powerful Image”


I’d love you to join me for a free training session I’m hosting on November 14th, 2014 from 4pm CET (10am EST), 
“6 Key Mistakes to Avoid When Creating a Confident, Powerful Image”. Looking and feeling more confident in business is something that many career driven people want. On a regular basis I receive e-mails […]

Can Women Be Confident AND Elegant?


There’s so much talk in the media about how women should be more confident, powerful, and authoritative. We’re told to find our female gravitas, exude executive presence, and project leadership qualities if we aspire to reach the corner office.

How to Handle Negative Office Gossip

How to handle negative office gossip

I recently published a blog post titled “Why Gossiping Does Not Belong in the Workplace” which turned out to be quite a popular post receiving many “shares” on social media and comments. It seems that gossip in the workplace is a topic that resonates with many people.

Simple Guide to Executive Colours

Simple guide to executive colours

One of the most annoying times of day for a busy professional is that moment you’re standing in front of your wardrobe, tapping your fingers against the doors, wondering what you should wear to the office. Not only do you have to choose between different styles of clothing and levels of formality, but you also […]

Why Gossiping Does Not Belong in the Office

Why gossiping does not belong in the workplace

Have you ever had people talk about you behind your back? If you’ve been to high school, chances are this has happened to you on more than one occasion. You probably assume that as soon as you leave your high school years, gossiping will stop and you can move on with your professional life free […]

Savvy Networking Know-How (Part 2)


In my last post, I revealed to you three tips for Savvy Networking Know-How. In today’€™s post, I’€™m delighted to give away three more!

What to Pack for a Winter Business Trip (for Men)

What to pack on a winter business trip for men

Recently I posted an article for the ladies offering tips on how to pack for a typical 4-day business trip in winter. Today I’€™m offering practical advice for the savvy businessman.

How to Power Dress in Summer Without Black (for Women)

How to Power Dress in Summer Without Black for Women

I’ve talked a lot in previous posts about high-contrast dressing. It’s a powerful way to immediately project confidence and strength in the business world. I find that most people choose to create their high-contrast outfits using black; it’s often the easiest option. However, in summer, black is usually the last colour you want to wear as […]