Episode 3

Redefining Professional

January 20, 2015

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.

Episode Transcript
"Redefine professional by making your own rules."
- Kathleen Shannon

Discussed in this Episode

  • 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.

Resources Mentioned

Hosts + Guests

Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Almanac Supply Co

Kathleen Shannon
Kathleen Shannon


Braid Creative