My rebrand story #2: Why I’m rebranding

The short answer is there was a gap between what I said I did and what I actually did; the services sited on my website didn’t marry up with my recent projects and clients. How I was communicating who I was and what I did wasn’t right anymore. But while I knew it wasn’t right, [...]

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Is your working life a bit mashed-up? A book for you then…

I don’t know about you, but I have a silly habit of taking books on holiday that are stimulating and inspiring rather than allowing me to escape, and this holiday is no different; I took Ian Sanders & David Sloly’s book, Mash Up, and Graham Allcott’s How to think like a Productivity Ninja, among others… [...]

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Personal Branding: Total Reinvention

Total reinvention is not something that all of us will take on, but those that do consistently report that their life is better for the change. I myself can lay claim to that one. For some, reinvention is forced on them due to external factors such as illness or redundancy. Illness is what forced Adrian [...]

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Personal Branding: Reinvent your looks

This is so simple and obvious, but I have to mention it. Reinventing your looks doesn’t necessarily mean a total makeover though, although that is most definitely an option. Here are some ways that you can change your looks without going for a total makeover. Hire a stylist Changing the way you dress is incredibly [...]

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Guy Rigby: 4 mantras that built his personal brand

I’ve been very fortunate to be working with Guy Rigby @guyrigby in the lead up to his book launch. His book “From Vision to Exit” is the definitive entrepreneur’s guide to building and selling a business and is based on his years of experience advising entrepreneurs and their businesses. Guy now works for London city [...]

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Personal Branding: What’s your mission?

I want to share a great post that I’ve read on Michael Margolis’ website, Get Storied. Michael is someone who is challenging the perception of what personal branding is by calling time on all the personal branding BS out there. He argues that the crux of your personal brand is the story you choose to [...]

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Personal Branding: Answering the question “And, what do you do?”

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Top 5 life regrets: don’t let them be yours

I came across this wonderful blog piece that really got me thinking. And crying. Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed It reminded me of when I was losing my mum and the conversations we had about regrets. She was full of regrets. So many things she wanted to do. And [...]

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Personal Branding: Reputation management is YOUR responsibility

The current debate on privacy here in the UK is an interesting one. A well-known footballer has been caught with his pants down. Literally. And so, in order to protect his reputation he paid in excess of £200k to lawyers for a super-injunction to keep this mess out of the press. Unfortunately, this didn’t keep [...]

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Personal Branding: keeping it simple

There’s a misconception out there that for you to have a really strong personal brand, you need to dominate all the social networks, have a really strong web presence, have written at least 2 books etc etc. Well, don’t worry, because you might not need to do any of this. Identifying what you need to [...]

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