Writing down your ideas will almost always help you refine and sharpen them. Additionally, having them recognized by people outside your company will give you additional credibility and create an echo chamber that makes you more persuasive.
- You've probably heard the saying,…"You can never be a profit in your own land."…That's because even if you're amazing…and knowledgeable, and prophetic,…people back home just think of you as Joe…or Mary, or Dinesh.…In the last few years, you've learned and grown…at your company and in your job.…You have good ideas about ways to improve things…and make an impact.…But in order to get people to listen,…you have to shake things up, and get people…to see you differently.…That's something I cover more extensively…in my book, Reinventing You.…
And here, I wanted to share a key tip from that book,…the outside-in strategy, with you.…The truth is people are busy and overwhelmed…and they generally won't take the time…to reevaluate their perceptions of you,…unless they're forced to by some circumstance.…And one of the best forcing mechanisms…is having someone outside your immediate orbit…take notice of you.…Inside your company, you might just be Johnny…who does marketing, but if you start to build…a reputation as an expert with people…
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- Getting someone to like you right away
- How to be viewed as immediately credible
- Overcoming a bad first impression
- Persuading the people you already know
- Sharing your ideas and getting noticed
- Communicating with authority
- Overcoming naysayers