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42 Grooming

It is amazing how people can forget the most basic guidelines for looking fresh and alert. Here are some tips to keep yourself well groomed.

  • Make sure your nails are clean and neatly trimmed. This is particularly true if you use a document camera. Every imperfection on your fingernails will be very visible.
  • If you have a tendency to sport a five o’clock shadow, shave before your videoconference.
  • Check the hair around your ears and neck; make sure it is neatly trimmed.
  • Look at your clothing to make sure it is free from lint and dandruff.
  • Keep a lint roller in your desk drawer so you can run it over your shoulders before you walk over to your conference.
  • Bring an extra shirt or jacket with you if you run the risk of wrinkling yours ...

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