All you really need is a haircut and lengendary shoes

Some may feel that it’s the clothes that make the man. I think it’s a haircut and a great pair of shoes. Everything else just falls into place. I’ve always felt that a fresh haircut was important.  A nice cut can be a source of confidence because when you look good you feel good. I truly … Continue reading

A Revitalized You | Reviving Your Image

I watched an interesting HBO documentary with my wife the other day, called Hard Times: Lost on Long Island. The movie was about unemployment, particularly long-term unemployment in America. As I watched these middle-aged professionals struggling to regain employment in their chosen fields it reminded me of a post I wrote last year on reviving your image and … Continue reading

The little things mean a lot

Trading, and for that matter banking in general is like the real life Revenge of the Nerds. Walk through a trading floor or the maze of cubicles in any office tower downtown and you’ll notice something interesting. Everyone is wearing the same thing. White or blue dress shirts, black or blue pants and black shoes. … Continue reading

Reinventing Yourself – The Starting from Scratch List

Six years ago I put together a starting from scratch list.  The idea was to reinvent myself, and the quickest way was with a new look. The idea of reinventing myself, wasn’t a new thing for me and I’m sure you’ve all had a similar experience at some point in your lives. But I had … Continue reading

I’m not afraid to share… this is my Mission Statement

Back in the summer of 2001 I began working on my personal brand. I wanted to clearly map out the person I wanted to be and what I wanted to represent. The first step in this process was to come up with a personal mission statement. I’ve never shared this with anyone, but I feel … Continue reading

And the winner is…

I’m proud of myself. I actually did a lot of research and a bit of soul-searching in my quest for a new scent.  Like I said before I don’t usually put this much thought into buying cologne.  I have to be honest, I’m still uncomfortable walking around in the fragrance section. There really isn’t any … Continue reading

First Impressions – Reviving Your Image

First impressions are very important. We all get a first impression from a new person that creates a mental image of his or her personality in our minds. Your first impression is like a digital picture. A head to toe image of you that is instant, more or less permanent and can affect the relationship … Continue reading