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Old 05-17-2007, 05:18 PM   #1
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Long haired hippy freak, don't mess with my hair man!

Short high and tight?

Something in between?

Does the length of your hair matter? Does it effect how you are seen by your customers or other people you interact with? Have you found one type, short or long to have been better or have no effect at all?
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Old 05-17-2007, 05:24 PM   #2
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I'm too set in my ways to get my tail cut off now.

I go against the traditional image of a businessman profile, yet always appear clean and well groomed and properly dressed.

Tell Dehlila to get away from me with those scissors right now!

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I generally have the regulation "Baptist haircut". Parted on the left, off the ears, tapered in the back, sideburns no lower than the tragus of the ear. I generally have it a bit longer and shaggier over the winter, but get pretty frequent trims in the summer. My hairstyle is what a barber gives you if you just plop down in the chair and ask for "a haircut". Keep it simple.

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High and tight, and when it starts to thin I am shaving it all off completely. I refuse to be one of those guy's with a "ring" of hair.
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Personally I feel I get more done when my hair is recently cut. Call me crazy, but when it gets long and I need a hair cut I get disorganized, don't feel as confident.

I feel more confident after a hair cut and swear I am a more effective salesperson when my hair is recently cut rather then when it gets too long.
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Tragus?

I had to look it up. It is the little harder portion in the center of the front view of the ear.

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Tragus - small projection just in front of the ear canal
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Tragus?

I had to look it up. It is the little harder portion in the center of the front view of the ear.
Yeah, it's the little stickie-outie part. God put it there so we'd know where to end our side burns.
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By the way, that purple home plate link works to get a complete physiology of the exterior of an ear.

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I have to keep my hair short or it gets all nappy. Once it gets about
5mm I look and feel like ass.
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Call me crazy, but when it gets long and I need a hair cut I get disorganized, don't feel as confident.

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Personally I feel I get more done when my hair is recently cut. Call me crazy, but when it gets long and I need a hair cut I get disorganized, don't feel as confident.

I feel more confident after a hair cut and swear I am a more effective salesperson when my hair is recently cut rather then when it gets too long.
same here!!!

i feel very disorganized when hair is long and messy ... everytime i get a hair cut it whips me into shape
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Worked the last thirty years with a tail, lettin' "that freak flag fly". Just cut it off recently and I love it, if I'd known it felt this good, I would have cut it twenty years ago.

An ex-wife of mine saw me and commented that I looked like I had more hair now. Go figure.
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Personally I feel I get more done when my hair is recently cut. Call me crazy, but when it gets long and I need a hair cut I get disorganized, don't feel as confident.

I feel more confident after a hair cut and swear I am a more effective salesperson when my hair is recently cut rather then when it gets too long.
I am with you on this even though I can't explain it! Long shaggy hair and clutter kind of do the same thing to me, they give this hard to define feeling which really kills my productivity.
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High and tight, and when it starts to thin I am shaving it all off completely. I refuse to be one of those guy's with a "ring" of hair.

Yea, I had the hippy look until a year after marriage, started thinning so bad I just cut it all off now I got the ring now 10 years later, wear a baseball cap and no one knows the wiser, till I remove my hat and bam if it's outside you better have sunglasses on or my shinny dome will blind you.

As for making a difference with clients and getting jobs, I probably lost a few in my earlier days because of the long hair, but the client base changed as I got older and I don't think I've missed a beat.
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I keep the Pierce Brosnian look...
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I generally have the regulation "Baptist haircut". Parted on the left, off the ears, tapered in the back, sideburns no lower than the tragus of the ear. I generally have it a bit longer and shaggier over the winter, but get pretty frequent trims in the summer. My hairstyle is what a barber gives you if you just plop down in the chair and ask for "a haircut". Keep it simple.

In case anyone is confused, the avatar pic is not me. Just thought it would be funny to have an Amish man as an avatar for an electrician.

I don't get it.

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I'm letting it grow while it still does!

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p...l/HPIM1134.jpg

However, I wear a ponytail most of the time.

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When it recedes too far, I'm gonna cut it all off.
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High and tight because looking professional is half the battle.
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