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Kay Hunter
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Does your Personal Brand Image project at a C+, B+ or an A+ level? Let's face it; we all desire to be an A+. The truth is people by nature desire to succeed and be their best. Unfortunately, many people put in the effort but they just lack the knowledge... Continue reading
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Thanking people who work directly for us and service workers is always important throughout the year. At this holiday time of year, it is not only important but frankly expected. How much do you give your hairdresser, your child's tutor or your nanny? Since I have discovered that a lot... Continue reading
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Lasting impressions are made in an instant. Here are five business DON'TS That May Be Hurting Your Image: Continue reading
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We all know to flush and wash our hands, but what about the not-so-obvious rules of the bathroom? Here's the official etiquette guide to all of your bathroom issues. Continue reading
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Bringing your dog along with you to work can be a wonderful stress reliever. However, you should be mindful of these tips if you choose to do so. Make certain your dog is a positive reflection of your personal image in the office. Bringing Your Pet To Work: Some Tips. Continue reading
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Selecting the perfect pair of sunglasses can be tricky and quite frustrating. Here are five tips for choosing sunglasses that are perfect for your face, coloring, and personal brand. Continue reading
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Summer BBQ's And Company Picnic Etiquette: Part 2 Of 2 Don't miss part 1 of this series, Summer BBQ And Company Picnic Etiquette, where I discuss appropriate dress for these types of occasions for both men and women. Part 2: Navigating Tricky Foods At a BBQ event, many TRICKY FOODS... Continue reading
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Summer BBQ's And Company Picnic Etiquette Part 1: How To Dress For The Heat One of the most disturbing things I've seen in my corporate world: I arrive at the office picnic and - BAM! There is my boss sprawled out on a chaise lounge, with his knobby knees, pointing... Continue reading
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I recently conducted a survey asking top executives - "What are the top 5 Image mistakes that you see professionals make?" One of the top responses was the negative impact a person's car can have on their Professional Presence! Based on this information, I thought this would make for a... Continue reading
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Summer is arriving, and with it, warm weather and breezier, more causal workplace clothing. Keep your image in tact throughout these sunny months with these tips for your summer workplace wardrobe: Tips For Your Summer Workplace Wardrobe Just say no to flip-flops - men and women. Nearly bare feet at... Continue reading
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While we may be living in casual times, manners and etiquette are still an essential part of our interactions with each other, particularly in business. As social media platforms have risen in popularity, the lines have been blurred somewhat as to what is considered appropriate. Here are a few tips... Continue reading
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It seems everyone has a smartphone these days, and they are helpful in so many ways. There are times and places, however, when turning your ringer off and tucking your phone away will go a long way toward polishing up your image. Here are a few places and situations that... Continue reading
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Image: mercatornet.com A few weeks ago, I highlighted a few of the trends being seen in spring fashion for women. Here are a few more to tempt you into a shopping trip and a closet consultation with me! 1) Boyfriend Jeans - wear them cuffed at the bottom for a... Continue reading
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Image: <a target="_blank" title="GQ.com Spring 2013" _mce_href="http://www.gq.com/style/wear-it-now/201303/jim-moore-spring-2013-trend-report-photos#slide=47" href="http://www.gq.com/style/wear-it-now/201303/jim-moore-spring-2013-trend-report-photos#slide=47">GQ.com</a> Fashion trends for men this spring are starting to show up in everyday wear. Take a look at what's happening in men's fashion: 1) Camouflage 2) Stripes 3) Neon/Bright colors 4) Squared-off Sunglasses (think: Ray-Bans) 5) Tighter fit (don't go overboard! Comfortably... Continue reading
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Ever heard of the 80/20 rule? Most people wear 20% of their clothes 80% of the time. This means 80% of your clothes are simply taking up valuable space in your closet! Not to mention the cost per wearing dollar amount of the 80% is quite high. These are clothes... Continue reading
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Spring is making an appearance, and the latest looks are coming on strong. What you see on the runway may need a little adjusting to be worn in everyday life. Here are a few trends that look like winners. 1) Black and White: The runways were full of high contrast... Continue reading
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I was recently interviewed on Sales Lead Management Association's new regular radio segment, "Women In Sales and Marketing." Read more about the new segment and my interview with Susan: Los Angeles, CA - - January 22, 2013 - - James W. Obermayer, CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA),... Continue reading
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Look and Feel Great in 2013 If looking and feeling your best is part your goal for 2013, now is a great time to get started with your Personal Makeover. Small changes get big results and it is a lot easier than losing 20 pounds. Call or email now to... Continue reading
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Those of you have been my avid readers for the last ten years know how important etiquette is to your success. Just as table manners at important dining situations, workspace courtesies, and business etiquette are important at the office; there are some firm rules to follow when sharing workout space.... Continue reading
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Last Thursday, I had the honor of being interviewed by Susan Finch on Sales Lead Management Association's weekly radio podcast. The topic of the interview was, "Your Party Image - Stop Embarrassing Yourself." 'Tis the season for office parties and gatherings, so please take some time to listen. I had... Continue reading
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Thanking people who work directly for us and service workers is always important throughout the year. At this holiday time of year, it is not only important but frankly expected. How much do you give your hairdresser, your child's tutor or your nanny? Since I have discovered that a lot... Continue reading
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Statistics show that 93% of a first impression is based on how you look.The condition of your shoes sends a loud signal about "you"! If your shoes are in prime order, it says you pay attention to details. If your shoes are scuffed, unpolished, tattered or old, it says nothing... Continue reading
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Did you know that in Cuba, they don't pick up ANY food with their fingers? Even French fries and chicken wings are eaten with a fork and knife. This is a reminder to know your guests, and their culture so you can be respectful of their traditions. But we are... Continue reading
We know when people speak about "personal brands" the focus is quite frequently on your employee's online presence and brand. But we are talking about being IN PERSON here. The best networking and business deals are done IN PERSON. As we become more dependent on online networking, we forget where... Continue reading
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"You never get a second chance at a first impression." - Emily Post Research shows that visual presentation counts for more than half of the impression we make on others. In most cases, when your visual image is top notch, it will be assumed that you possess all other talents,... Continue reading