Professionalism - Episode 2 / Season 1



What does being professional look like for a small business?

Is professionalism more than the way you dress and talk?

How can you be professional but still show up in a way that feels right for you?

"I want to be respected for who I am, my knowledge, skills, and the way I make people feel instead of the way I look”

- Rachel Kurzyp

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • How do we define professionalism? Is it different when you’re running a business?

  • How the idea of professionalism has developed over time.

  • You don’t have to ‘look the part,’ you have to be the part.

  • Why putting aside time to improve your expertise, skills and knowledge is important.

  • Practical ways you can look, act and be professional.

  • Why women are judged on their appearance and how this is not OK.

Resources discussed in this episode:

“Training, education and skill development is absolutely crucial to my personal definition of what it means to be professional”

- Sophia Colquhoun

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