Gaffes Keeping Geeks Out of the Board Room
If you're the type of maverick who's ever gone to a formal event in a tuxedo t-shirt or a gown and Chuck Taylors, then you'll probably benefit from this list. It could potentially make a difference in your future earning potential. Seriously.
Like it or not, a person's fashion choices can have a definite effect on how far they move up the corporate ladder. Those who fail to portray success in the clothing they wear tend to get pegged as someone without "executive potential." Unfortunately, many geeks looking for a ticket away from help desk duty and into the board room tend to hamstring their chances by ignoring this unspoken rule of business. Here's some advice to wean you off these practices.