My clients often fear that if they show their true selves at work and reveal to their peers the fun sides of their personalities, they won't be taken seriously. If your professionalism makes you feel stymied, then you've probably taken it a bit too far.
Within a week of moving to Cairo, however, Marina suffered a complete mental, emotional and physical breakdown. A couple of days later, her mother flew out to pick up her up and carry her back home to the U.S. Marina's international career was over. What had gone wrong?
After window shopping in the Chanel, Moschino and Versace boutiques, I'd sit with my tailor, describe an outfit I'd seen, she'd sketch it out, and one week later I'd walk out, arms loaded with my precious purchase.