Is Wearing Summer Business Casual Damaging Your Image?

Naughty teen with expressive faceIt’s hard to believe that we’re half way through summer! As consultants who work in different corporations or agencies almost every day and we’ve noticed that many people have taken business casual to the extreme in the way they dress for work. What you wear can send out mixed messages.

Cover the Cleavage

We’ve been lucky so far on the East Coast, but the Southwest has been experiencing stifling heat waves this summer. This brings challenges about …Read more…

Visualize Yourself Going for the Gold in Your Next Presentation

In a post-Olympics story, The New York Times wrote about how elite athletes visualize a successful performance.

Visualizing in Action

Visualizing in Action

They see themselves navigating the turns in a downhill race, and mentally visualize the course over and over. Skiers and skaters plan every jump, turn and landing.

As one Olympian said, “You have to smell it. You have to hear it. You have to feel it, everything.” The visualization even extends to how they would handle themselves in a news conference to …Read more…

What’s the Bottom Line on Your Charisma?

Back in July we asked Do You Have Charisma? Today, Forbes.com lists the “5 Qualities of Charismatic People” and wants you to discover how many you have.

Denise Restauri starts her column by saying “Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama have it. Their husbands also have it. The ‘it’ is charisma.” …Read more…