Is my beard hurting me in the professional arena? Am I being looked down on because of my beard? Will my beard make me look like a homeless guy at work? Am I just better off being completely shaven?
Believe it or not, each and every one of us whether we are just starting our careers or are in the middle of one, have encountered these very questions.
All of us, one time or another have doubted ourselves – we all being the bearded men.
If you think that your beard will in one way or another hold you back and success will evade you due to it, then think again!
Google's co-founder Sergey Bin; Salesforce's CEO and co-founder Marc Benioff; Virgin group's founder Sir Richard Branson; Goldman Sachs’s chief executive Lloyd C. Blankfein, and Apple’s co-founder, Steve Wozniak all have three things in common. Success, money, and beard. Yes, you heard that right. There you go. May all your doubts rest in peace now.
The point is that beards are in fashion nowadays. All the negative perceptions concerning beards have disappeared and beards are now the sign of an independent, creative, and confident man.
In today’s world, Beards represent authenticity, transparency, wisdom, and confidence. So ignore the negativity and grow your beard if you want to. Do maintain it though.
Confidence comes from within oneself. If you feel good about yourself and you look good, then you'll be more efficient and effective at work. So if your beard makes you look good, gives you confidence, and you are comfortable with it then don't even think twice before grooming your beard and heading off to work. Not only will you radiate positive energy but you will exude confidence. You'll soon notice people coping you. Be a role model and lead the beard revolution to make the world a better place.
Be proud of your beard, your attitude, and your appearance. You’ll soon notice everything falling into place for you. Remember that all the doubts that you have are just in your head.You can become what you think you can become. So, bearded man the ball is in your court now!