An exciting workshop on Image Management by Eragam Institution was organized at Imperial College campus on 12th of January, 2013. Image management has become quite an important factor in the present corporate world. The decision making process, most of the time, revolves around individual perceptions and image management is the one solution that have the key to deliver good results in terms of personal accomplishment while working in an organization.
Ms. Kavitha Kahlon was the chief speaker in the event. She is a lead Image consultant at Eragam Institutions. She has extensive experience in image building of an individual. She has been an air-hostess trainer, specialized in soft skills and social skills refinement. She is well-travelled and informed on inter-cultural values.
Ms. Kavitha started the session by explaining the concepts of image management and aspects of image consultancy. Major aspects, as she mentioned, are Artistic Dress Style, Psychological, Physical, Social, Wardrobe, and Personal Style.
Talking about Self-Image, she explained that it represents an individual’s hope, dream or thought. It may consist of three different types: Self-image as seen by an individual to himself or herself, Self-image resulting from how others see one individual and self-image resulting from what one perceiv
es of what others see him/her.
Ms. Kavitha explained how self-image can go through various process of development and how often one suffer from loss of positive self-image from various hurdles of life. She reflected the essence of education in resurrecting and redeveloping positive self-image from such loss. Moreover, person like Teachers, Mentors can restore the image which loose in some situation and that is how one can make failures into success. Ms. Kavitha, in this context, also gave a few tips on the importance of positive self-image like how to replace criticism with encouragement, remove negative thought and focus on what one CAN do, not what one cannot
She concluded the session by giving suggestion on how to improve self-image in daily life. It can be by changing one’s clothing style, skin care, good haircut, maintaining body odor and acne. maintaining proper self-image brings happiness.
It was a very interactive session on self-development for the student of Imperial College of Business Studies. The attentively attended the session and enthusiastically participated in the discussion that followed.