What is Image Management?
Image Management is a conscious ongoing process of evaluating and enhancing our image and how others perceive us and therefore respond to us. It is about creating first impressions and more importantly an impactful presence. It gives us the power to control, modify or improve the image that we want to project to others
Image Enhancement includes an understanding of ourselves, our tastes, our likes & dislikes, our personality, our roles & goals. It is achieved by using 4 resources of Image management those are Appearance, Behavior, Communication & Digital Presence, the ABCD of Image.
These 4 resources, in perfect alignment of our goals, dreams, personality, values, and lifestyle helps us create an authentic image of ourselves.
What does an Image Professional do?An image professional coach and guides people on personal appearance, behavior, effective communication and digital presence. They help curate the best version of self-representation of a client through clothing, grooming, body language, etiquette, and protocol, vocal - verbal communication. An image professional starts with the very process of understanding you as a person, your personality, values, lifestyle, roles and goals and creates a structured process to achieve a positive image. He / She does not believe in temporary solutions, hence creates lasting impact by enabling the client managing one’s own image as a habit.
An image professional may work individually or with a team of specific domain experts such as a designer, life coach, media trainer, speech coach, protocol trainer, soft skills trainer, makeup artist, hair stylist, dietitian, dermatologist, executive presence coach, social media expert.
An image professional, handhold & works with the client on this journey of transformation and creates a successful “BRAND YOU".
What is Association of Image Consultants International?The Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) is the leading and largest professional association of personal and corporate image consultants worldwide. A non-profit organization, AICI is dedicated to advancing the level of professionalism and enhancing the recognition of image consultants.
AICI enhances industry standards through a rigorous, three-tiered certification program and holds the world’s premier annual image consulting conference. AICI provides continuing education classes for image consultants. AICI acts as the voice of the image consulting profession and the media’s definitive source for experts on current issues and events that may affect the image profession.