Did anyone notice besides me how Arquette’s hair distracts from her fabulous acceptance speech as Best Supporting Actress in Boyhood?
In one minute she brushes her bangs back three times and shakes her head several times to get the hair away from her face.
I’m not being picky – this beautiful and talented professional deserves this moment of attention – and her hair gets in the way.
Take away for you: As professionals – whether female or male – keep your hands away from your face and hair when communicating, presenting, leading, talking at a meeting, networking, or having a business meal. Don’t detract from your message, your image, your gravitas.
Karen Cortell Reisman, M.S., author of 3 books and President of Speak For Yourself®, works with organizations on how to communicate to make more money. It’s all in how you speak for yourself. Read more at www.SpeakForYourself.com/blog/