In Good Company | Burgundy Sweater and Double Denim

Fabulous Friday, lovelies!



This week I found myself getting called into the CEO's office. Full disclosure - I work in the government relations department at a trade association. It is a mid-size company (around 80 or so people) but the CEO is still not someone I see very often and I was deathly afraid that I did something wrong and I'd get fired. So it was with caution that I entered his office and sat down in the chair in front of his big mahogany desk.
"I quite enjoyed your PowerPoint presentation yesterday, Deborah," he said with a smile, assuaging my fears. "I like that you made the transitions very different from what I've seen before."  "Thank you," I said. "Although, I didn't use PowerPoint. It's another presentation tool called Prezi."
"Well, whatever the young people call it now." he said, rolling his eyes. " Can you teach me how to do that?"

So there I was, stunned that the CEO of our association, who makes a ridiculous amount of money and had been in the business for over 35 years, was asking me, a much younger employee only three years out of college, how to make a PowerPoint (or a Prezi presentation). Age difference showing much?? What a surreal experience! I wonder if I'll ever be that old boss who's been around for years, calling some young employee into my office to help with technology. Then that young employee would go home and blog about it haha.  






Have you ever used Prezi before? If you haven't, I highly recommend it - it's a fun presentation tool that offers things that PowerPoint just doesn't.

Top: Forever 21 sweater, Forever 21 chambray blouse
Bottoms: Express jeans
Accessories: ASOS bag
Shoes: Steve Madden Getta pumps

20 comments

  1. Congrats! It always feels good to get recognition for a job well done from the higher ups! I feel the same way where I work, constantly explaining new technology to my supervisor :) She loves it though.

    Love your look to, btw. Very corporate casual.

    Jenna ♥ ♥
    Northern Beauty

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  2. Actually never heard of Prezi before! How awesome & a honor that your CEO wants to learn about it from you, nice job Deborah :) The burgundy sweater is too sweet!
    www.speakstyleandrock.com

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  3. I had not heard of Prezi program before, but I will definitely check out what google will say about it as I am definitely trying to find a better alternative to Power Point! :)
    And congratulations on this might I say accomplishment? I think it is really great that your boss appreciates you and asks you advice! It must be a really great feeling!
    Anyways, this is such a cute outfit! I am totally loving your sweater- the bow in the front is the sweetest thing ever! :)

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  4. This must have been a great experience at work! I always find it interesting how "older" people at my job who have much more work experience than I do have such a hard time with Power Point or other programs/technology.

    Have a great weekend!

    Allthingsglitterandbeauty

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  5. Such a cute sweater! Love your outfit and bag!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    http://www.hiteastyle.com

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  6. Aww your sweater is so cute, i love the ribbon!

    xx
    Beautifyinglifee

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  7. I love Prezi! Its fun to make presentations! This look is very office chic.

    Have a great day.

    ~ Seepz
    Savoir StyleHave a great day.

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  8. Burgundy is really the color of this season!!!! This top is very nice and your bag amazing!!!
    I'm a blogger from Italy. If you want, take a look at my blog.
    Kisses,
    Eni K.

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  9. Gorgeous outfit, double denim is the best! So chic and perfect - hope your well and everything is going ok! :) Loving your posts recently, great style hon :)

    Have a great weekend,
    Lucy xxx
    Florals & Corals

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  10. That's amazing - congrats!!
    And I absolutely love that sweater :)

    BeyondBlush

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  11. That top is so cute with the bow! :)
    Pretty cool you got noticed by the CEO and asked to show him something - as in most jobs, it's who you know that helps! I'm sure you'll see lots of benefit from helping him with his presentation! :)


    Away From Blue

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  12. Ahhh so awesome to be recognized like that! Is Prezi the program where you can see all the slides or windows open at once and they kind of zoom around? Haha not sure if I'm explaining it right, or if it's the same thing :) Also, love the bow detail on the top! Gives it such a cute feminine touch!

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  13. Wow, congratulations! It' amazing that you left an impression in the CEO! And I also love your outfit of course, the sweater is just too sweet :)

    StylizedLuxe
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    xo Jess

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  14. This is so adorable Deborah! I love the sweater!

    xo, Kenya

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  15. im pretty sure you will be the big boss someday deborah after all you always look like one :) dressed for success <3

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  16. In love with this look! super cute sweater and i love the nude heels with it. Great bag

    Kiki Simone
    http://kikisimonefashion.blogspot.com/

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