A First Day Mistake I’ve Never Seen on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is full of useful little articles about mistakes not to make in the world of work. However here’s one I’ve never seen mentioned. I’ve just had a kick-off meeting with a new client. In order to appear friendly and unthreatening I dressed in a dark green suit, with a brighter green shirt. Unbeknown to me, the brighter green is not only quite similar to one of the company’s logo colours, it’s also the colour they have chosen for many of the walls and much of the furniture at their offices. Take off my jacket, and I was approaching sniper levels of camouflage. There’s a lesson here somewhere…

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