Now that you have passion for what you do; love who you are; understand what value you offer the world; and accept it too... it's time to market and promote that value to the people who matter.
Isn't enough for me to know how I make an impact? Surely the key decision makers around me - my manager, the Board - know all this too?
- Assume no-one knows anything about you.
- Assume no-one has noticed you staying at work late.
- Assume no-one has observed the insights you add in meetings.
- Assume no-one has a clue who you are...
Promoting your value is a more complex process than I can explain in a 'quick tip' such as this. But the basics are these:
You can promote yourself and do it authentically: it's a question of defining how you want to come across in a way that works for you.