When it comes to handling business, the best thing you can do is manage your first impression. First impressions truly are everything.
Luckily, this is not a difficult thing to do, however it does take making the executive decision to show up for yourself. Not taking control of your professional first impression can actually hold you back from getting ahead! It’s important to launch yourself into those roles you have worked hard for.
As women, we are making making our presence known in all different types of industries. Gone are the days of not being to make an impact because of our gender. As women we are focused, driven, qualified and talented. Therefore, we commit to ourselves to show up looking just as qualified as we know we are, ready to make an impact!
Managing your professional image and style is a strategy that I teach my Polished clients day after day. It does not have to be stressful or difficult, but it does take planning. If you are looking for some ideas to spice up your professional attire, read my tips on How to Master Spring Power Dressing With These 4 Wardrobe Items
So if you are working remote, master the art of dressing from the waist up by…
Or if you’re back in the office send the non verbal message to your colleagues by…
A first impression only takes 7-10 seconds to make, in person or on video calls, so we have to make it count. Also, 75% of your first impression is your personal appearance. Therefore you can use your personal style as a tool to communicate who you are without saying When you show up looking that part on Zoom or in person, you are sending a strong message that tells your business colleges that you are ready, and qualified to handle business!