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Podcast Episode #3 // Redefining Professional

Podcast Episode #3 // Redefining Professional

In this episode Kathleen and Emily talk about what it means to be professional and making your own rules when you are your own boss.

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Topics discussed:

  • Kathleen shares how her dreadlocks have affected her business
  • Emily & Kathleen talk about redefining professional with your personal style
  • Beyond style, Emily & Kathleen discuss our own professional boundaries and where we draw the line
  • Emily & Kathleen chat about what unprofessional looks like (like placing blame and making excuses)
  • Examples of things we do that might typically be considered unprofessional (like cussing and working from home)
  • How to blend who you are and what you do while remaining professional
  • A few tips and exercises on how you can actually redefine professional for yourself and bring more professionalism into your creative career.

Choose how you do business

KATHLEEN SAID:

'My hair doesn’t define how professional I am or am not.' -@andkathleen Click To Tweet 'Staying vague about money and how much you charge is unprofessional.' -@andkathleen Click To Tweet 'Being professional is not being afraid to ask the tough questions.' -@andkathleen Click To Tweet 'Redefine professional by making your own rules.' -@andkathleen Click To Tweet

Ash tough questions

EMILY SAID:

'Being professional is one of those things I’ve had to redefine for myself.' -@EmilyM_Thompson Click To Tweet 'As creative entrepreneurs we get to choose how we do business.' -@EmilyM_Thompson Click To Tweet 'Taking things too personally can be a huge professional block.' -@EmilyM_Thompson Click To Tweet 'Never make assumptions on what your client considers professional.' -@EmilyM_Thompson Click To Tweet

 

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