The Only Barrier Is In Your Mind

5 August, 2015

Alejandro Escamilla

Did you know that the barrier to moving ahead in your career exists only in your mind?

Me neither.

According to the experts, all you need to do to establish yourself as the leader in your field are these 6 things (in a little over 100 words):

Don’t fix anything. You don’t need to change. You just need to do more of what you’re already doing right.

Look good. Packaging is everything. Dress as if you’re already the best in your field.

Have an opinion. Do you see things that could be done differently? Speak up.

Mix with the right people. What your network of colleagues and clients say about you is the real value of your brand.

Be of service. What can you do to purposefully provide solutions to other people’s problems? Do them.

Be visible. A successful online presence is crucial for your success. It helps you shape your reputation and credibility.

Remember, it all counts. Everything you do, and everything you choose not to do, communicates the value and character of your brand. And your brand shapes your future.

Good luck!


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