The world is full of talented people with great experience. Many of them are competing for the same jobs, clients and leads. In this competitive market, one can't be ordinary. In order to compete, you must stand out and shine.
Today, many professionals understand the importance of establishing a strong professional brand. However, few focus enough on one important factor, the first impression. What does this have to do with your professional brand? It means that your brand and image may be sealed in six seconds and before you even open your mouth.
Most of you if asked, would say you're confident. To some extent, that would be true. However, my question to you is ...are you confident enough?
When it comes to jobs, businesses or relationships, rarely are decisions about you based on how good you are. Often, you’re selected based on what others think of you, your reputation. Many decisions are based on an individual's reputations. Therefore, keeping a gleaming reputation is important. Here are five ways you can give yours a boost.
Few of us pay close attention to our numbers in the workplace. This tendency impacts our ability to promote our value. Numbers tell our worth, our potential and allow us to build confidence in our ability. It's difficult to promote our value without the numbers to back it up.
Communicating confidently with your boss can be challenging. Day- to- day we have conversations with our boss that impact how they view our work, our potential and our relationship. Therefore, knowing how to talk to your boss with confidence as well as ensuring that you are building the right reputation is critical. There are 3 things you should avoid saying to your boss to maintain a positive impression.
Once I discovered that my reputation was in need of repair, I took time to think through what reputation I really wanted. Knowing that I may only get one more chance, ensuring that I was building the right reputation was important. Knowing that my boss was the keeping of my reputation, I decided to target projects that would make her life easier and look great. In doing so, I knew I could stand a chance of restoring my reputation.