When I think of the word excellence, I imagine the best quality there is. Personally, professionally and in all you do and are about, excellence is simply being way above the pack. Being outstanding in the way you look, the way you come across, your character, your deportment, the way you behave, your reaction to situations in different circumstances of life, even the way you communicate with people.
Excellence in all aspects of life obviously leads to success in those aspects of life. It is important that you always strive to be the best you can be and keep pushing your own boundaries. So how do you come across in your different circumstances? What do people experience when they are with you? In terms of your conduct and behaviour, are you exceptional and irresistible?
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I am pretty passionate about appropriate dressing and it bothers me when I see people show up sloppily at occasions. To be irresistible, you must always put some thought into the way you look. A careless or lackadaisical look will always create an impression about you that may be tough to change. Remember, you have only 10 seconds to create a first impression.
Here are 3 secrets to an Excellent Appearance
- Consider where you are going – What is the occasion? Is it a formal one, casual or semi casual. If you are unsure of what to wear, you will be better of asking the person who invited you, or someone else that may be attending; to be sure that you are appropriately dressed. Remember, your clothes must fit smartly. They should not be too long, too short, too tight or too loose. They must be clean, pressed and mended. (No holes)
- Be well groomed – After getting your outfit right, ensure your grooming is in unbeaten; in terms of your tidy hair, (Facial hair must be trim and tidy too) your fresh breath, clean fingernails, deodorant etc Remember, your perfume should only be a dab on your pulse points, it must not be too strong.
- Pay attention to your shoes – Your shoes must be polished and in good repair. If they need to be mended, there are great cobblers who would do a fantastic job at it.
The way you look plays a significant role in the way you are perceived.