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In Leadership, Appearances Matter

upwithRomney Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 7:58 PM
I agree but for sure people will believe that we are protecting the rich at the expense of the 98%. They do not like those values. And the data shows the wealthy getting richer and the middle and lower classes getting poorer. Soon we will be the party of the 25% only because of social issues.

Last week, I was exiting my neighborhood Starbucks when I happened to overhear a middle-aged man talking to a younger man who appeared to be his son.

"It matters what you wear," the older man told the younger, whose clothes reflected a cross of grunge and goth. "When you go out with your friends on the weekend, you can dress one way; when you are going to a job, it matters what you wear."

While many might argue that appearance should not matter, we know in reality that it does. Expectations vary by subculture. What is acceptable for a...