What Being Professional Looks Like Today

Welcome to another great episode of Small Business Success Talk with your host, Christy Smallwood. In this episode, I discuss what being professional looks like today. If you’re a person out in the workforce, you already know that “being professional” has definitely evolved and looks much different than it did many years ago. 

For this show, I mention LinkedIn’s #IAmProfessional campaign and you can watch one of their videos here. What being professional looked like years ago, does not look the same today. It could mean having tattoos, dressing a little differently, being a full-time parent, having piercings, being emotional. These are just some things that would have NEVER been thought of as being professional years ago which is why I love this campaign from LinkedIn. 

Now, with all of that being said, there are some aspects of being professional that have NOT changed and have remained the same. A great example of that has come from my own personal experience that I mention in this episode and that’s dealing with unprofessional managers.

What does being professional look like to YOU and how have you personally seen it evolve?

Christy Smallwood
Host, Small Business Success Talk

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