Q&A with Amir Tal

Over the past couple of months we’ve taken Amir Tal through the Become DAPPER process to align his personal brand, values and approach to life in order to set him up for success in the next chapter of his career. Amir is a gem of a human and an exceptional engine builder. We’re also working […]

Dare To Be You

In a Fast Company article back in 1997 Tom Peters said, “We are CEOs of our own companies: Me, Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You.”  The brand called You.  Take a moment to just sit with that sentence. And then mull […]

We Are One

It was slightly surreal to say these three little words out loud this morning – and take stock of what we’ve accomplished in one trip around the sun.  This time a year ago, Linds and I were finding our feet at business partners, dabbling in all sorts of DAPPER ideas and potential products, and starting […]

Curate Your Story With Content Pillars

What stories are you proactively sharing to demonstrate and communicate your personal brand?  If the answer is none, keep reading… you’re not alone. The first stumbling block is often knowing where to begin. We get asked questions like: What should I write about? Will anyone read it? Is it a good use of my time?  […]

Say Hello to the DAPPER Tribe

As a human brand consultancy, we’re pretty hooked on creating and nurturing real connections with people. It’s central to our brand, but also to each of us as individuals – so as you can imagine, we’re absolutely loving building a DAPPER community.  We’ve also been blown away by the encouragement and support we’ve received from […]

Routine Sets You Free, but Rituals Feed Your Soul

Most of us are creatures of habit, right? But how often do you focus on the experience of the task, rather than just ticking it off your list? Take breakfast as a simple example – when last did you enjoy the soft morning light and savour each sip of your coffee, rather than gulping it […]

Taking the Scenic Route to Become DAPPER

I’d like to kick off with a quote by Simon Mainwaring which sets the right tone for what Dapper is all about: ‘An authentic and honest brand narrative is fundamental today; otherwise, you will simply be edited out.’ A personal brand is not something you can quickly conjure up for a date, an interview or […]