When you want to be seen as a professional your image can mean everything. Imagine going to see a doctor because you have a health issue or a pain that the normal over the counter remedy just is not working. You wait a few hours in the waiting-room of the doctor office and when you get to the exam room the Doctor shows up wearing holey PJ’s and dirty flip flops. Are you feeling confident in the doctors healing abilities? I would think not. Image can be the difference between being taken seriously of being sluffed off.
It is actually bigger than that when you consider on a personal level that you don’t take yourself seriously. You are talking on the phone with a potential client as a graphic artist. You never changed out of your night clothing and your hair is still slept in your attitude on the phone will reflect what you look like. A lot of work from your just do business from home so be comfortable if you want but change into some street clothes and wash your face, comb your hair so you feel good about the day.
I had a conversation with Tracey Richardson about just this and she more to say about how our image can put us into ruts and depressions. She has advice on how to be seen as the professional that will get the job done. Listen now and get some great tips on how to be seen as the right person for the job.
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