I never liked Networking until…

April 5, 2017 in Etiquette Tips

I have a confession to make …I’ve never liked networking. Just thinking of going to an event and attempt awkward conversation with strangers …made me nauseous. But that’s changed in […]

Quick Way to Stand Out In Business!

April 5, 2017 in Image Tips

In this fast paced business world when we are competing to be noticed here is a quick way to make your personal brand stand out from the crowd… Write a […]

1 Skill Warren Buffett Says Will Raise Your Value by 50%

January 28, 2017 in Home

Article By Carmine Gallo – Inc.com Imagine working on one skill in 2017 that–once you improve it–will raise your value by 50 percent. The one skill is public speaking. The dividends […]

First Impression Lessons from Trump & Clinton

September 27, 2016 in Etiquette Tips, Home

If you were 1 of the 80 million people that tuned in to see Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in their first presidential campaign, what were some of […]

3 Reasons We Should Be Slow to Judge

March 7, 2015 in Etiquette Tips, Home

By Michael Hyatt Avoiding a Bad Diagnosis Identifying what’s wrong with a situation—including the attitude and actions of the people involved—is absolutely necessary in business and the rest of our […]

4 bedtime habits of highly successful people

February 13, 2015 in Home, Work/Life Balance

What are successful people doing right before bed? Do you want to know the secret? They set themselves up to have an even more productive day tomorrow. Here are 4 […]

4 Ways To Reach Your Goals This Year – Motivational Speaker

February 7, 2015 in Home, Work/Life Balance

How to Overcome What’s Holding You Back By Michael Hyatt According to research from the University of Scranton, nearly 4 out of 10 people quit their resolutions before reaching the […]

Learning Your Lines

September 23, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

Turn to the latest issue of Destiny magazine – page 36 to read my “story” and obtain essential advice on presentation tips. Here are some of the tips featured in […]

The Art of Managing your Manager – Business Etiquette

September 4, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Having a great relationship with your manager/supervisor is essential towards enhancing your career, corporate image, business etiquette and making your work environment pleasurable. Always try and see yourself and your […]

13 Secrets to make an impressive entrance-corporate image

August 13, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

If walking into a room full of unfamiliar people scares you, you have good reason! You only have between 5-7 seconds to make a good first impression and display a […]

Helping Miss SA look her best! Corporate Image

July 8, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

In a fun interactive, personalised consultation, we took Miss SA 2014, Rolene Strauss,  through the secrets of making every wardrobe visit one of inspiration rather than frustration. She also answered […]

A personalised consultation with Miss SA

July 8, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

The task of being Miss South Africa is not an easy one even for one as striking as Rolene Strauss. It’s just not enough to simply look attractive and to […]

Men’s Shirt Collar Types – Corporate Image

June 10, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

Men have a gazillion of shirt collars to select from. They vary from spread; cutaway; button-down and many more. Our favourite is the semi-spread – why? 1. Perfectly balanced – […]

3 Slang words to avoid in your vocabulary

May 22, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

  To sound instantly smarter at work, avoid the use of “weed/slang” words such as: 1. Awesome -Inventing a new cure for a disease is awesome because it’s awe inspiring. […]

4 Conversations Dominating The Workplace

May 5, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

I recently came across a phenomenal workplace communication model, The 4 Workplace Conversations designed by Skip Weisman, a leadership & communication expert. According to Weisman 75% of these workplace conversations […]

8 Phrases To Erase From Your Vocabulary

April 1, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

  Here is a list of redundant phrases I obtained from Mickie Kennedy (CEO of Erelease) you should eliminate from your writing and speaking and improve your business etiquette. 1. […]

10 Ways To Look Great In Photos – Corporate Image

April 1, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

How many times have you said …I’m not photogenic – don’t take a pic. Or looked at yourself in a photo and said oh no I look dreadful! Fed up […]

12 Body Language Signals To Be Aware Of

March 24, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Actions speak louder than words – what are you saying? One of the keys to command powerful presence is how you communicate through your body language. Think of powerful leaders, […]

11 ways to look smarter at work – Corporate Image

March 11, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

So you consider yourself an intelligent member of your team…is this showing in what you wear? Remember, most people make assumptions about your position, intelligence level within the first few […]

The 5 worst business handshakes – Business Etiquette

March 5, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Your handshake is the business card you leave behind – people will always remember you by it. Ensure at all times your handshake demonstrates your personal brand and professional business […]

11 ways to look slimmer in minutes – Corporate Image

February 25, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

Fashionistas – men or women come in all shape and size diversity. There are many tricks to looking slimmer in clothes. Here are a few tips: 1. Buy clothes that […]

Putting your best shoe forward! Corporate Image

February 18, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

Forget diamonds, shoes are a girl’s best friend! Guys we know you like them too (there’s a section here for you). When it comes to buying the perfect pair of […]

Beware the Silly Sales Season – Corporate Image

January 10, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

If you walk through any shopping mall right now – you will be bombarded by sales signs everywhere! Here are a few tips on how to recognise a good bargain and […]

Why do Corporate Image & Etiquette skills = SUCCESS?

January 10, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

In today’s fast paced low touch, high tech world, a powerful corporate image and business etiquette is more essential than ever before. But why, you may wonder… “You only get one […]

Step Up Your Elevator Etiquette – Business Etiquette

November 28, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

More than 70% of people do not follow the correct elevator etiquette. Are your elevator manners up to scratch? Here are some elevator etiquette tips to make our trip from […]

Abundant Joy – Motivational Speaker

November 27, 2013 in Home, Work/Life Balance

If you are wishing to bring more joy into your life, here are some simple ideas on how to do this:     • Give or do something for the […]

Stop Wishing Your Life Away & Start Living! Motivational Speaker

November 27, 2013 in Home, Work/Life Balance

On average we spend about 65% of our adult life at work. That’s a lot of time to spend doing something you don’t enjoy (if that’s the case for you!) […]

4 Reasons Why Business Etiquette is Essential

November 14, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Do you practice good business etiquette? Have you ever lost a client and didn’t know why? Have you ever forgotten a person’s name two minutes after being introduced? When many […]

Gift Etiquette Tips – Business Etiquette

November 13, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Proper etiquette around office gift giving can be tricky. Here are some helpful office gift giving etiquette tips to make sure your gift is a success. 1. Find out your […]

4 Ways To Showcase Your Sizzle After Work – Corporate Image

November 11, 2013 in Home, Image Tips

You have a few minutes to transform yourself from work professional to glamour goddess. Here are 4 ways to Showcase Your Sizzle and add glitz and glamour for that evening […]