How to Impress at Work (When You Really Want to Go Back to Bed)

You pulled an all-nighter on your latest project. You just got over a stomach bug. You’ve got the post-holiday back-to-work blues. For whatever reason, you’re not at your best, and of all places you could be, you’re at the office.

But just because you’re not feeling 110%, doesn’t mean you have to show it. I used to have a colleague who would say, “You look tired,” any day I didn’t take the time to put on mascara, let alone when I was actually dragging. Take it from me: It’s much more effective to put in the time and effort to be (literally) bright-eyed than to hope no one will notice.

Read on for three ways you can make a great impression, no matter how you’re really feeling.

See the rest of my latest Daily Muse post here.