As you work to raise your visibility in your organization and industry, certain activities and behaviors are more productive and will accelerate your efforts. These “accelerators” are like putting rocket fuel in a Honda Civic. When you “step on the gas,” you will enhance your presence and reputation faster than ever before. And these activities and behaviors can be easily integrated into your already busy workday.
Raising your value is defined as performing activities that connect individual contributions with business performance. To be considered a valuable employee, you must tie as many of your activities as possible to how your organization measures how well it’s performing. For most organizations, business performance is predominantly measured through financial performance. As you work to create value for your organization, you must focus your activities on your company’s financial performance.
Internally, your organization needs to be managed in ways that ensure investors and customers stay interested. In order for your organization to survive for the long-term, it needs to obtain value from vendors and employees.
There are numerous variables your organization manages internally to keep external stakeholders interested through value creation. One of the most significant ways to create value internally is by managing expenses with vendors and employees.
All organizations operating in complex environments are impacted by external and internal forces. Externally, your organization needs to raise capital in order to invest in its growth and generate revenue to cover its operating expenses with vendors and employees. In order for your organization to obtain capital or generate revenue, it needs to create value for investors and customers.
As part of my recurring marketing effort, I love to network with prospects, friends, and colleagues. A great colleague of mine, Mimi McGrath, contacted me last week to grab a cup of coffee and catch-up.
Among a number of items, Mimi wanted to share some observations that she had personally experienced related to content she had read in my new book, Raise Your Visibility & Value: Unlock the Lost Art of Connecting on the Job.
Raise Your Visibility & Value highlights seven visibility accelerators. Our seventh visibility accelerator is “Manage Your Reputation.” Learn the importance of ensuring that, when your colleagues speak about you when you are not present, it reflects the way you want to be spoken about.
Raise Your Visibility & Value highlights seven visibility accelerators. Our sixth visibility accelerator is “Engage with Industry Associations.” Learn how to interact and participate with colleagues outside of your organization.
Raise Your Visibility & Value highlights seven visibility accelerators. Our fifth visibility accelerator is “Participate with a Purpose.” Learn how to engage with colleagues in your organization and industry one-to-many.
Raise Your Visibility & Value highlights seven visibility accelerators. Our fourth visibility accelerator is “Interact with Others.” Learn how to engage with colleagues in your organization and industry one-to-one.
A common question from folks who have read my new book Raise Your Visibility & Value: Uncover the Lost Art of Connecting on the Job has to do with ways to be visible.
While I provide dozens of ideas on how to be more visible in your organization and industry through the seven visibility accelerators, the ways you can be more visible in your own organization and industry varies dramatically.