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Most men’s suit jackets have three buttons down the front. Leave them all unbuttoned and you look informal. Button them all and you look like a schoolboy in his first suit or a school uniform. So which should you button and which stay open? This rule is easy to remember: “Sometimes, Always, Never” from top to bottom.
Learning to match your shirts and ties together so they work well may be an art, but it’s one you can learn. This infographic from men’s designer footwear company Beckett Simonon shows you how to mix the riskiest kinds of shirts and ties: ones with patterns.
There is nothing quite as satisfying as the idea of living off your passion for playing music, and being able to solely focus on what it is that drives you in life is a dream worth pursuing. On the other hand, making enough to pay your bills, eat, and have a roof over your head is hard to do without a job, while a full time occupation during the day can take away time from your real career dream: playing music.
So, you’ve spent the last couple of years at your gig honing your skills and getting great experience, and you’ve decided it’s time to move on and look for something new. But wait: What should you do with your resume now that you’ve got tons more knowledge and experience under your belt — but the same jam-packed A4 sheet of paper to work with?
A good sense of humour isn’t just a way to make your workday more pleasurable, it can also help you perform better (and get ahead). Forbes notes that a playful atmosphere can be incredibly conducive for ideation in creative fields: it helps turn off that part of your brain that monitors your own behaviour and feel self-conscious.