Being professional shows co-workers what you represent. It can be a window for others to see your character or values. It is how you hold yourself in tense times. The attention you pay to your dress. The tone and words you use when speaking to your associates can reveal you are professional or not. If you are unprofessional workplace it will not be forgotten.
Always strive to elevate your professionalism in all aspects of your life. This is especially true in the workplace. In the long run it will pay dividends.
What are some other ways you show your professionalism? Please share your experience in the comments.