Look Sharp, Be Sharp: The Clothes You Wear Change What People Hear You Say.
The clothes you wear and the way you groom yourself will change the way other people hear what you say. It will subconsciously tell them if you’re like them or if you’re different. It will determine whether they listen or ignore. Trust or distrust.
Today it seems that everyone is searching for a way to change their lives. The bookstores are crowded with volumes dealing with positive mental attitudes, motivation, and even self-deception to change one’s life. Psychologists amass large fortunes by instructing people to like themselves better, tell themselves they are O.K., and even how to think and grow rich.
Unfortunately, there are a few, hard facts that must be faced. First, you can’t change your background and development. You can’t go back and get a new set of parents. You can’t change the way you were brought up. You can’t exchange your height or mental equipment for a new model. Few of you can drop everything and return to school for a new education and new career.
Bleak as it seems, there is one simple thing that you can alter and thereby dramatically change your life. You can change your appearance, by packaging yourself to achieve specific goals, and become happier, successful, and even richer. The reason is actually a simple and logical one. to the people you meet and deal with in everyday life, “You Are What You Wear.”
As you begin to understand the above concept, you’ll see that the clothing you wear, which covers up 90 percent of your body, dominates your business and social relationships. You’ll start to consciously plan your appearance to alter the way people interact with you.
As you realize that people you meet automatically accept the role you package yourself for, you’ll completely turn around in your thinking. You’ll understand that the way you dress can determine how far you go in life.