About Sylvie di Giusto, CSP

Keynote Speaker Sylvie di Giusto, CSP helps individuals and organizations to explore how people make up their minds very quickly about them, their leadership potential or their company, and either open the door or slam it shut. She is the Author of “The Image of Leadership" and the Creator of “How You Impress.”

Smile and success – Should you whiten your teeth?


Smiling is a powerful form of non-verbal communication, but what does yours say? According to the three-part study (commissioned by, which included simulated job interviews, simulated first dates, and a quantitative online survey, there is a correlation between your smile and success. More than half of the study participants were more

Smile and success – Should you whiten your teeth?2020-09-12T17:27:01+00:00

Stand out in job applications


What makes you stand out from the crowd? On average, each corporate job offer attracts 250 resumes. Of those candidates, 4 to 6 will get called for an interview, and only one will get the job, according to Glassdoor. Demand for jobs fluctuates; however, with an average of 250 resumes per job

Stand out in job applications2020-09-12T17:13:16+00:00

Is your messy workspace ruining your career


Your workspace cleanliness says a lot about your work style. According to another survey of over one thousand workers by the staffing firm Adecco, fifty-seven percent of Americans admit they judge their coworkers based on how tidy or messy they keep their workspaces. Nearly half reveal they have been "appalled" by how

Is your messy workspace ruining your career2020-09-12T16:14:43+00:00

How negative self-talk impacts your self-esteem and self-confidence


Too fat, too old, too short — How negative self-talk impacts your self-esteem and self-confidence Are you putting yourself down? Do you find yourself entertaining negative self-talk on a regular basis? Do you feel you are “too fat”, “too short”, “too old” and as though it is a constant battle

How negative self-talk impacts your self-esteem and self-confidence2020-09-12T18:30:17+00:00

Grooming and Executive Presence


What do you think matters the most about your presence in the workplace? For those who work in an office or in-person working environment, it is common to focus primarily on the skills you bring to your employer and the knowledge you carry with you. It is easy to forget, especially as

Grooming and Executive Presence2020-09-12T15:44:30+00:00

Why first impressions can be misleading


You wouldn't rely on such superficial means of judging people based on your first impression, would you? I am sure at some point in your life, you have seen this happen. Maybe you hired someone who seemed great in the interview but turned out to be a completely different person when

Why first impressions can be misleading2020-09-28T00:00:00+00:00

Body odor in the workplace


There's a common saying, "don't sweat the small stuff"... And then there's body odor. Some of the most embarrassing grooming issues in the workplace have to do a personal care basic—deodorant. Many of us don't like to talk about sweat management, as it can often be a sensitive topic. Whether you sweat

Body odor in the workplace2020-09-12T15:45:14+00:00

6 Tips on how to overcome a bad first impression


Is there really no second chance for a first impression? Can first impressions be changed? Do you ever really get a second chance? How can you overcome a bad first impression? I already have several posts on my website and videos on my Youtube Channel discussing how hard it is to

6 Tips on how to overcome a bad first impression2020-08-10T00:46:32+00:00

Does your look and appearance affect one’s career?


The price of distractions is so much higher than you think. While we think that we are not judged by our looks or appearance, the truth is we are. The same study we shared in this article found that only 5 percent of leaders consider visual appearance to be a critical factor

Does your look and appearance affect one’s career?2020-09-12T15:48:05+00:00
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