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posted Apr 25, 2016 in Etiquette & Manners / Networking / by Joanne Blake / 1 comments

How’s your eye contact? Do you come across as rude?

How's your eye contact? Do you come across as rude?

What to do about no eye contact

Ever feel like the invisible man or invisible woman?

At a recent Canadian engineering conference, participants were asked to share a frustrating situation in communicating across the generations and discuss ways to bridge the gap.

Don’t dis me

One engineer who happened to be from the boomer generation shared how lack of eye contact and lack of acknowledgment drives him nuts. He often has to submit plans to the city and he feels that their front desk...

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posted Feb 26, 2016 in Dress & Image / by Joanne Blake / 0 comments

Tips and Advice on Beards, Hair Styles and Colour at the Office

What To Wear When It Comes To Hair?

Beards, Hair styles and colour at the officeA breath of fresh hair

Recently I was presenting the keynote on personal brand at the CPA Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta conference entitled Professional Presence. It generated quite a bit of questions on the subject of beards, avant-garde hairstyles, and bold hair colour at the office.

Hair-raising advice

The CPA Alberta magazine included an article of my advice entitled What to Wear When It Comes to Hair. Here are a few of my tips...

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