Your goal should be about more than just self-glorification. There. I said it. If you’re about the Personal Branding because you want to be Kim K. or Blac Chyna, then move on. You should be about being the best you, which is always better than being a copy of someone else. I know, I know,…… Continue reading Day 3: It’s more than Personal Branding
No one cares. That’s a lie. You should care. Perception is everything. Like it or not, research shows that people form an opinion of you within the first 7 seconds of meeting you and then they have you slotted into whatever part of their psyche they think you identify as. As much as that sucketh,…… Continue reading Day 2: Who are You Branding and Why Should I Care?
Clarity: I’m talking about false modesty. The kind where you’ve done the work, clocked the miles in professional development, walked the walk and talked the talk. That modesty that keeps you from speaking up, tooting your own horn and being your own damned cheerleader. That’s false. That sense of modesty is false. Of course, the…… Continue reading Why Modesty at Work is Overrated
Newsflash! I came to the UAE to work and earn money. That means getting up and going even when the sun is hot enough to fry an egg on the pavement. Heading into the 98% humidity and feeling your underboobs becoming a morass of sweat. Feeling your skilfully applied cat eye dissolve into black mush…… Continue reading How to Keep Your Professional Cool in Dubai