Two interesting research studies results came out the past week. The Reputation Institute (RI), released the results of the World’s Most Reputable Companies 2018 survey, the company’s annual Global RepTrak® 100 (RT100) rankings. The 2018 RT100 is the world’s largest corporate reputation study of its kind. The RT100 is based on more than 230,000 individual […]
More and more issues are emerging that are affecting reputation. These include sexual misconduct in the workplace, state capture, diversity, inclusion, corruption, fake news, power politics, cyber risk and school safety. The phrase ‘STATE CAPTURE’ was awarded ‘word of the year’ by eNCA who claims the phrase was used more than 20,231 times in over […]
“Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of – for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.” (Socrates – 469 BC – 399 BC)
21 Years in Private Practice
I celebrated 21 years as an independent reputation management consultant, trainer and speaker on the 1st April.
In this period I worked with more than 200 organisations and had the pleasure to facilitate capacity building programs in 16 countries.
I am at your service. Check out my work on my website www.deonbinneman.com
I was quoted in an article in the Finweek mag of 23 February “How to manage your own reputation – Your Reputation is your most important asset. Don’t squander it”. It was also translated into Afrikaans in the Beeld newspaper Page 18
Being well informed and able to anticipate issues and incidents are two vital skills for any budding Reputation Manager. So is the ability to see linkages between seemingly unrelated incidents and issues. This process I call dot connecting. It has its origins in systems thinking. Since December 2016 I have received countless of emails with […]
The Harvard Business School has released a new working paper Managing Reputation: Evidence from Biographies of Corporate Directors. The Executive summary states: A biography is part of a proxy statement summarizing a director’s past experience. For this study the authors analyzed almost 160,000 biographies of 12,895 directors to see how directors appear to make strategic […]