What Are You Wearing?

 

Dress for success.  Fake it ’til you make it.  Look the part. 

If you dress more professionally you’ll be more trustworthy.

These are some quotes that we’ve probably all heard, either when we first joined the industry or when we made a transition in our career.

Well…maybe the last one was a tweet I received offering some advice. 

I’d link to the tweet, but it was deleted by the author after they received some advice about their advice from the Twitterverse.

When it comes to telling our stories using digital content, is looking “professional” the most important thing?  Or would we better served if “authentic” is seen as the most important. 

I can tell you it’s a topic that InsNerds has taken up a time or two.

In this episode of The Insurance Nerdery, we jump into the difference between professional and authentic.

Interview with Amy Waninger of Lead at Any Level

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