90. How to Dress for Success When You Work From Home with Stephanie Gilstrap
“Clothes are a way for us to be able to communicate who the hell we are, when that first impression is the most important.”– Stephanie Gilstrap
On this episode of The Leadership Locker, Instructional Designer Stephanie Gilstrap joins Rich to discuss the importance of style for life in today’s work environment. Listen in as Rich and Stephanie talk about comfort vs. style, taking what you wear into consideration when choosing a career path, and how to use your wardrobe as a tool. Stephanie also shares some wardrobe tips for transitioning service members.
Stephanie Gilstrap is an Instructional Designer at The University of Georgia and has over 12 years of experience in higher education, with roles in enrollment management and student success prior to joining UGA. She decided to pursue a career in instructional design after realizing the exponential impact that a well-designed course has on student success.
00:09 – Introduction
02:56 – What is a leader?
04:35 – Comfort vs. style
06:56 – Using your wardrobe as a tool
08:00 – Wardrobe tips for transitioning service members
11:05 – Style preferences when choosing a career path
13:35 – Style and working virtually
16:41 – Helping someone refine their style
20:25 – Style on a budget
26:27 – Clothing subscription boxes vs. a personal stylist