At Northern Fir, we are strong believers in a methodology to meeting someone for the first time, especially in the workplace. First impressions are the roar behind the lion, the sweet sauce, the ultimate way to leave someone wondering who they just met. Turning heads for the first time in the workplace doesn’t have to mean you have just left the bathroom with toilet paper stuck to your shoe. Your intentionality behind your look is a great opportunity to turn heads the right way. It can be daunting to meet someone for the first time, but with a balanced mixture of humility and confidence, your initial impression can go a long way.
When you take the time to craft your identity, from your clothes to your beard, you are intentionally illustrating your own self portrait to the rest of the world. This identity is what sticks, and it’s to your advantage to put thought, effort, and time into making it the most authentic it can be. The meaning of how you look goes beyond the surface and often tells the story of your core beliefs, priorities, and lifestyle. Tailoring your style to meet your mindset is an art form, and it takes a certain confidence to do this without hesitation.
The small details are the meat of your identity. Boldness is attractive at times, but a subtle suite of knowing techniques to keep yourself looking fresh is the main entree. It takes time to design a style, both inside and out, that gives the message you want to send. Starting with a few simple ideas can help you launch a new look that says everything you need without saying a word.
Three of our favorite ways to impress are:
The last one is an obvious proper attractive milestone in your dating life, and if you don’t already have a dog, maybe borrow one for the day and see what happens. If your workplace doesn’t allow dogs, go ahead and put in some effort to getting a photo of you and a dog in a canoe and placing it as your profile photo and desktop background. It will work, trust us. Your nonverbals, actions, and way towards others show those around you more about your true self than your appearance.
Above all else though, focusing on your career first and foremost will not only help you when it comes time to get a promotion, it will also show others you are professionally polished, mature, and primally unavoidable to think about.
We always look forward to the time of year when we can pack up our tents, yoga mats, and hiking boots for a trip to Garner State Park with a group of friends or strangers for that matter. This year, we thought, why not take it to the next level and partner with our good friends at Rooted Method for a one-of-a-kind outdoors experience full of nature, wellness and good vibes.
Here at Northern Fir we can tell you that mindfulness can be practiced in a number of ways, and yoga is perhaps one of the most practical ways to attain and develop it, provided you practice consistently.