Saturday, March 15, 2014

Short & Sweet?

A lot of times in Corporate circles, you hear the phrase "Short & Sweet." A lot of people, including me, like meetings, conferences and speeches that are "short & sweet" - yes, swift and straight to the point. When this topic came to me, it also hit me that a lot of people would want to apply this "short & sweet" phrase to many areas of life so I started asking if there were any areas where we should NOT use the phrase.

You may already know where I'm headed, if not, I'll try to be short & sweet about it.
For me, this is a black-and-white issue.
Short & Sweet does not apply to dressing. Short - top, bottom or dress - no matter how sweet the colours may be, show too much & are inappropriate for the professional women that we are. Showing too much empowers others to look down on you and I'm sure you never want that to happen to you - or anyone you're mentoring for that matter. Be a mentor in words and "wear"...

A truly empowered woman helps others focus on her brain not her body...
that's one short & sweet way to excelling and being an example to others.

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