124 U13 Negative Emotion – Unprofessional



Below or contrary to the standards expected in a particular profession.

Practical Tips

  1. Create a ‘job description’ as to how ‘professional’ looks in your industry, aspire to fulfil that list.
  2. Look around to see the acceptable standard and aim for higher.
  3. Know that everyone has their own opinion and it usually differs!
  4. Be the best you can be and don’t let others knock you down.

Beliefs and Affirmations

When I am aware I am behaving in an unprofessional manner, I can switch my attitude immediately.


(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel……………Unprofessional, is when I’m off duty!

Example Challenges

The car has broken down and I’m due at a business meeting in 30 minutes!   (DC011)

Oh NO, I’m late for my appointment in Chester! (DC081)


“It is not unprofessional to give free legal advice, but advertising that the first visit will be free is a bit like a fox telling chickens he will not bite them until they cross the threshold of the hen house.”
– Warren E. Burger