Are you tired of going unnoticed? Are you ready for people to begin noticing you for all the great things you do? Follow these 4 simple steps!
1. Solve a problem. People need answers. When you become their go to gal you stay fresh on their minds when problems arise. People want others who have been where they are and know the solutions to the problems they need to fix.
2. Get out of the house and GIVE! Attend events, but don’t just show up and blend in. Walk up to people and be ready to tell them why they should care that you exist. What can you offer them? Give them something more extraordinary than a business card, hand them something to truly memborable. Sell your brand! Your face, phone number and email, as well as what you do should be on whatever it is your decide to handout. Make it easy for them as they’re reviewing which cards to keep and toss and who to follow up with.
3. Share your story. People connect with people. Get comfortable sharing your story with others. When you learn to share you are building relationship with others. Tell them why you’re attending the conference today or why you registered for that workshop. Give them background on how you got into the line of work you’re in. Your glory is in your story!
4. Ask for what you want. Sometimes fear gets in the way of asking for the things you really want. You’ll chat with someone for hours but you walk away lacking the things you sincerely desire. If you want to schedule a meeting and are looking to partner with a prominent organization or community leader, email or call and ask for what you want. If you want to share your message during an upcoming meeting or conference, call and ask how can you get more involved with the project. Sometimes people are in desperate need of help and you might just be the right call at the right time.