Women: 5 ways to present yourself professionally

From heel advice to neckline length, here’s how you should carry yourself in the business world, according to this female exec.

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She’s an author, speaker, social media strategist, and currently blogs at Brass Track thinking where her post, An open letter to professional women: appearances matter, outlines how women should dress and act.

“Please do yourself a favor and make these investments in your professional demeanor and appearance,” writes Naslund, who dedicated a large portion of the post admitting to making all of these mistakes in the past.

Here are her tips:

Ditch heels you can’t walk in. Heels that leave you struggling to find your balance should be left in the closet. But if you insist on wearing them, “learn to walk in them without looking like a baby giraffe that’s about to head ass-over-teakettle,” Naslund advises. Otherwise, stick to heels you can walk in comfortably.

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