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Improve Your ABCs in the Workplace

Improve Your ABCs in the Workplace

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No matter where you work, we all need to have a variety of skills to enable us to do our job well. We might have a job that requires specific technical skills that we’ve spent years perfecting. But have you considered the ABCs – Appearance, Behaviour and Communication skills that you also need to help…

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Hawaii Here I Come!

Hawaii Here I Come!

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Today I spent a couple of hours packing for my trip to Hawaii – I’m off to the AICI (Association of Image Consultants International) Annual Conference which this year is in Waikiki. I’m actually there for 2 weeks, as I’ve got meetings the week after the conference, then a couple of days of holiday. If you’re…

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How to Apologize

How to Apologize

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Yesterday I was contacted by 7 TV News to comment on what makes a good apology, the state of etiquette today and why we need manners. The journalist interviewed me for around 5 minutes, and of course only one sentence ended up on the news report which you can watch here.   It made me…

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Accessories at the AICI Sydney Chapter Conference 2011

Accessories at the AICI Sydney Chapter Conference 2011

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Having just spent the last 3 days at the AICI (Association of Image Consultants International) Sydney Chapter conference I took lots of photos and thought that today I’d share with you some of the accessories that were seen there.   There were gorgeous necklaces, rings, shoes, tights, watches and I’ve captured just a few here….

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At the AICI Conference in Orlando and What We Wore

At the AICI Conference in Orlando and What We Wore

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.. Hello from Orlando, Florida.  I’m here and sharing a hotel room with the lovely Jan Fisher (who you will know from these posts on Certain Age dressing).  I thought I’d share a couple of outfits with you that we’ve worn yesterday and today. The first two outfits are what we wore to the opening…

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Packing My Bags for the AICI Conference

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..I have spent part of today packing my bags for the AICI conference in Orlando Florida which starts Thursday this week.  I’m on the plane to LA first thing in the morning and looking forward to leaving some very wintery weather in Melbourne for some lovely spring weather in the USA! My method in packing…

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Personal Colour Analysis Training

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I have to apologise for how little I’ve been blogging this past week or so, I’ve been running my image consultant training course.  We finished the Personal Stylist and Image Management part, today is first day of Personal Colour Analysis training and I have the students painting as part of learning colour theory. Tomorrow we start draping…

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Blogs by Image Consultants

Blogs by Image Consultants

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. .Today I thought I’d share with you for some of their different blogs and persepectives from  AICI Image Consultants from around the globe. From Denise Ng, here is a post on The Yin and Yang of Style From Aileen Lane – 5 Must Have’s for Autumn and Winter this year From Judith Rasband – 3 Components for an…

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More Tips from Image Consultants

More Tips from Image Consultants

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..I have a few more tips from some of the image consultants I met in Manila at the AICI Conference to share with you. Melissa Chor From Melissa Chor (Singapore):  For Asian hair when you want a sleek sharp look with a bob hairstyle, when travelling and you normally use wax at the end, instead…

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Photos from AICI Conference in Manila, Philippines

Photos from AICI Conference in Manila, Philippines

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Vandita Singh and Denise Ng ..The Manila conference committee who put on the AICI SE Asia conference really went all out to showcase local culture and design. To start off the conference there was a performance by local dancers. The Gala dinner had everyone frocking up. Me and Li Kin Pang In the AICI Jeepney…

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Tips from Image Consultants

Tips from Image Consultants

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..Last night the AICI SE Asia conference finished, we had a fabulous gala dinner and fashion parade, which I will share with you when I’m back in Australia and have my regular computer back (I’m working on a netbook so don’t have the photo/video editing programs installed).   It’s been hard too find a minute to…

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Packing for an Image Consultants Conference in Asia

Packing for an Image Consultants Conference in Asia

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. I’m off to Manila in the Philippines tomorrow for the Association of Image Consultants International South East Asia conference.  I’m speaking at the conference on blogging, so have to have something that is suitable to stand up in front of a critical audience.  There will be a gala dinner, other conference events and then…

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It’s My 2 Year Blogiversary!

It’s My 2 Year Blogiversary!

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Hard to believe it, but today is my 2 year blogiversary.  Thanks to all my lovely readers.  Without you coming back again and again, I wouldn’t have found the motivation to keep writing. Your support means the world to me. What has surprised me about blogging, and this was not something I ever expected, is…

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