It's not just about adjusting my style of dress but also the fundraising techniques I employ. It is critical that you know the culture of the organization you're in. The more adaptable your style and personality, the more opportunities will come your way.
In liberal environments, don't do the most when it comes to dressing, but don't do the least. Be you and be comfortable. People will respect your style and your ability to maneuver in and out of different situations with apparent ease.
During my undergraduate years, chances were you’d find me with a collared shirt on 3 out of 5 days a week, a tie 2 out of those 3, and a full suit once. I was looking to break into corporate America and the corporate America I wanted to be a part of required that every … Continue reading The Ins and Outs of Dress
Yes, that is a tongue twister if you say it 10 times fast. And, no, that is not a typo. Knowing what to wear where and when so that you will win in the professional world. Today will be a very long day for me. I woke up for some reason at 4:30 (grateful that I … Continue reading Know What to Wear Where and When and Win
How many times have you heard "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have?" That's only true to an extent these days. That saying came about when a collared shirt was a staple in casual (and I mean "grocery store shopping" casual) dress. So there was nowhere to go but up as … Continue reading You’re Doing It Wrong
Yesterday morning, I met with a human resources professional for coffee. Being that I'm in the field of professional development, I have to stay abreast of changes in hiring practices so she and I discussed the impact that small things make. So, here are a few jewels that I picked up from her to share … Continue reading It’s the Small Things
We all have Facebook and Instagram and Twitter. All three platforms allow us to post photographs. But do all three apps allow you to develop your fashion sense by knowing what brands the people you're following are wearing? Do they allow you click on the brand and see who else is wearing that brand and … Continue reading fit Capture