Embody Your Professional
       Persona


        February 10, 2009
         Yvette Lincoln
               Of
  High Tide ...
Your Future Is Waiting

Are You Ready?

How Would You Describe Yourself?

How Would Others Describe You?


               ...
Perception Is Key

What Does This Phase Mean to You?
First Impressions Can Be Lasting Impressions
A Decision Can Be Made T...
Roadmap to Success

 Success Starts With a Plan………………….




………….….And Ends With a Fulfilled Dream.

                  Nav...
Formulating the Game Plan

Establish What You Are Looking For
Focus And Concentrate Your Search
Determine The Message You ...
Exhibiting Personal Style

Sense Of Self Awareness
Bold And Strong Approach
Establish Eye Contact
Show Confidence When Spe...
Dressing For Success

Conservative: Suit or Pants/ Skirt and Dress Shirt
Neutral Colors: Navy, Black, Brown
Footwear: Clea...
Communicating Clearly

Timing Is Everything
  “The Early Bird Gets The Worm”
Professional Etiquette
  Clean, Fresh and Pri...
Reaching The S.T.A.R.S

Situation
  Explain What and When
Task
  Define and Quantify
Action
  Specify Your Role/ Responsib...
Reaching the S.T.A.R.S

Result
  Explain the Outcome of Your Example
  Include Both Positive and Negative Results
Learning...
Exemplify Shinning Qualities

Teaming Work
  Group Projects and Collaborations
A Sense of Urgency
  Time Management and Pr...
Exemplify Shinning Qualities

Strategic Thinking
  Data and Fact Driven Plans
Multilevel Foresight
  Long-term Planning an...
Networking For Success

Business Networking Is the Process of
Establishing a Mutually Beneficial
Relationship With Other B...
Accessing Information

My Space
Facebook
Linked In
Twitter
Google
Virtual Realities
Blogs
                 Navigate Your C...
Sealing the Deal

Exit With Professionalism
Request A Form Of Contact Information
24-48 Is the Suggested Time Frame
E-mail...
Mock Career Fair

                     Approach
                     Presentation
                     30 Sec Speech
     ...
Mock Interview

                    Tell Me About
                    Yourself
                     Strengths/ Weaknesses
...
Your Future Is Waiting

Are You Ready?

How Would You Describe Yourself?

How Would Others Describe You?


               ...
Thank You!




 Yvette Lincoln, Certified Career Coach
    High Tide Empowerment, LLC
www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
   Yvett...
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  1. 1. Embody Your Professional Persona February 10, 2009 Yvette Lincoln Of High Tide Empowerment, LLC
  2. 2. Your Future Is Waiting Are You Ready? How Would You Describe Yourself? How Would Others Describe You? Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  3. 3. Perception Is Key What Does This Phase Mean to You? First Impressions Can Be Lasting Impressions A Decision Can Be Made That Effects Your Life in Less Than Thirty Seconds Perception Is About Changing the Way People See Things, Shifting Attitudes and Creating Recognition* Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  4. 4. Roadmap to Success Success Starts With a Plan…………………. ………….….And Ends With a Fulfilled Dream. Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  5. 5. Formulating the Game Plan Establish What You Are Looking For Focus And Concentrate Your Search Determine The Message You Want To Send Draft A First Rate Resume Create Your 30 Second Speech Commit To Your Success Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  6. 6. Exhibiting Personal Style Sense Of Self Awareness Bold And Strong Approach Establish Eye Contact Show Confidence When Speaking Emit Positive Energy Personable And Friendly Personality Control Your Emotions Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  7. 7. Dressing For Success Conservative: Suit or Pants/ Skirt and Dress Shirt Neutral Colors: Navy, Black, Brown Footwear: Clean/ Polished Shoes, Moderate Heel Jewelry: Limited and Small Makeup: Minimal Earth Tones or Natural Colors Hair: Neat, Trimmed and Clean Accents: Moderate and Professional Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  8. 8. Communicating Clearly Timing Is Everything “The Early Bird Gets The Worm” Professional Etiquette Clean, Fresh and Pristine Non Verbal Communication Personal Body Language and Control Language Slang, Accents, Catch Phrases Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  9. 9. Reaching The S.T.A.R.S Situation Explain What and When Task Define and Quantify Action Specify Your Role/ Responsibilities Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  10. 10. Reaching the S.T.A.R.S Result Explain the Outcome of Your Example Include Both Positive and Negative Results Learning's What Did You Learn? What Would You Do Differently? How Have You Grown Through the Experience? Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  11. 11. Exemplify Shinning Qualities Teaming Work Group Projects and Collaborations A Sense of Urgency Time Management and Prioritization Courageous Calculated Risks Results Oriented Focus On Performance and Outcomes Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  12. 12. Exemplify Shinning Qualities Strategic Thinking Data and Fact Driven Plans Multilevel Foresight Long-term Planning and Attention to Detail Concern for Other Role Models and Mentors Eagerness to Learn Personal Initiative Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  13. 13. Networking For Success Business Networking Is the Process of Establishing a Mutually Beneficial Relationship With Other Business People and Potential Clients And/or Customers Expanding One's Social Network or Sphere of Influence by Initiating Mutually Advantageous New Relationships With People Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  14. 14. Accessing Information My Space Facebook Linked In Twitter Google Virtual Realities Blogs Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  15. 15. Sealing the Deal Exit With Professionalism Request A Form Of Contact Information 24-48 Is the Suggested Time Frame E-mail Contact Is Appropriate Personal Letters Are Impressive Periodic Contact Shows Perseverance Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  16. 16. Mock Career Fair Approach Presentation 30 Sec Speech Planned Questions Next Steps Exit Strategy Follow-up Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  17. 17. Mock Interview Tell Me About Yourself Strengths/ Weaknesses Tell Me About A Time When…… Why Are You Interested In This Role Any Questions?? Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  18. 18. Your Future Is Waiting Are You Ready? How Would You Describe Yourself? How Would Others Describe You? Navigate Your Career!! www.HighTideEmpowerment.com
  19. 19. Thank You! Yvette Lincoln, Certified Career Coach High Tide Empowerment, LLC www.HighTideEmpowerment.com YvetteLincoln@phoenixmoon.net
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