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September 19, 2014

How to Make Amazing Slide Decks

At TED2014, David Epstein created a clean, informative slide deck to support his talk on sporting achievements through the years. Aaron Weyenberg is the master of slide decks. Our UX Lead creates Keynote presentations that are both slick and charming — the kind that pull you in and keep you captivated, but in an understated…

September 10, 2014

Joan Rivers: Can we talk?

Joan Alexandra Molinsky’s death on Thursday, 4th of September 2014 has left us at Profile with a lot of thoughts on the life of this very memorable icon. She relentlessly did everything that needed to be done to remain relevant and attract a global audience. Following the events of her life, we’ll outline lessons learnt…

August 6, 2014

Heels: what your shoes say about you

We’ve been hearing the word “Executive Presence” being thrown around lately. It’s used to describe the ‘wow factor’ that makes leaders stand out.  Some say it’s the just ability to project oneself with confidence, and the more finicky ones believe it’s the ability to walk with relaxed confidence, while standing tall with shoulders back… However…

July 30, 2014

ABC of Image Consulting

Image Consulting is commonly described as the ABCs. The aura your appearance projects, your manner of demeanor and your mode of articulation is what an image consultant tries to refine. The ABCs are therefore Appearance, Behavior and Communication. They are at the core of an individual’s image, and they define the work of an image…

July 21, 2014

Sales Executive Seminar 1

It’s been a busy past week at Profile as we prepared and held a workshop for new recruits of an e-commerce sales team. The day started off quite early with some tea and coffee while the participants and our Profile team engaged in mild chitchat. The seminar included fun exercises and practical hands-on demonstrations. The…

July 10, 2014

How To Dress Like You’re Powerful by Sarah Kimmorley

Jon-Michail is a former award-winning Christian Dior designer and is now CEO of Image Group International. His personal motto is: “In the first 5 seconds your image influences the people you meet.” Now a personal branding expert, Jon-Michail has changed his fashion focus from couture to corporate dress. His business, IGI, has worked with some…

July 8, 2014

Communication- How to speak so that people want to listen

Sometimes we just need a little reminder of the 7 deadly sins of speaking. Persistently losing your credibility as an individual results to a reputation that precedes you. An interesting sin for me is ‘gossiping’–maybe because I carried out a role-play for this while at Image Consulting School. Watching my reaction and how others responded…

July 4, 2014

Communication- What does your grammar say about you?

I found this post today and it speaks volumes for itself. Not everyone will get this at once, so let me explain this to you. In the image above, there are two kinds of individuals that use Google, those that embrace proper grammar, and those that do not. The diagram above depicts why proper grammar…

July 4, 2014

Profile Gift Cards

Excited to announce the introduction of our Profile Gift Card powered by SureGifts. SureGifts is an online gift card retailer and the process is really straightforward. The customer visits the website, browses through the shop section and picks Profile from the available merchants. The buyer selects the value of the gift card, adds to cart,…