If you want to be taken seriously, you need to have the goods. Build your experience and credibility with substance, true expertise and provide real value to those you serve. Not just in the beginning as you get established but throughout your career. Don’t ever let yourself become lax. Every industry and business is changing, morphing and growing. Stay on top of yours, and make sure people know that you are.
In this volatile economy, with so many of us in a state of transition or flux, anything we can do to give ourselves an extra edge can make all the difference. Instead of just focusing on survival, think in terms of fast tracking to the next stage or level. Over the next two weeks we’ll continue to share tips that can help not only secure your current position (assuming you have one you’re happy with) but open up new possibilities every where you go. Stay tuned!