The Image of Success: Make a Great Impression and Land the Job You Want

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6
Human Groomin’

Flawless Finish

Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness.—John Wesley (founder of the Methodist Church)

THE CONDITION OF your teeth, hair, hands, nails, and skin can be used to forecast the meticulousness of your work ethic. After all, if you don’t have the pride to present yourself at your absolute best, then how can you be expected to care about the aesthetics of your work?

Your genetic makeup determines the texture of your hair, but you have complete control of how to style and present it to the rest of the world. You are also responsible for not allowing it to grow like weeds in parts of your body where it will come across as offensive (e.g., top of ears, nose, brows, and lip).

So what keeps you from having well-groomed nails, smooth hands, and combed hair? Is it lack of time, money, or concern? Well, whatever your reason, it may be the thing that is holding you back from getting to the next level in your career. I know you all have busy lives and scheduling the

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