We have a special guest on the blog today. Kate Nasser, The People-Skills Coach, has written a terrific article that we'd like to share with you.
By Kate Nasser
Starting a company? Looking for a job? Attempting to sell your house? Trying to change careers? Get noticed by being different but … to achieve success — be memorable.
Memorable is not just what makes you different. Memorable connects you with others in ways that matter to them.
Success in Two Words - Be Memorable.
Memorable affects others.
Memorable creates a story.
Memorable builds a trust.
Memorable sparks an insight.
Memorable fosters respect.
Memorable eliminates doubt.
Memorable comes back to you.
Memorable keeps you present.
Memorable changes their reality.
Memorable reflects value.
Memorable brings you into their future.
Do you have noticeably good planning skills? Add and use foresight to be memorable. Prevent a problem on a project or discover and open an opportunity for your customer, your boss or your organization. Outstanding skills get you noticed. Using them to help others makes you memorable.
Are you a remarkably fast learner? Your boss can hand you anything new and you can do it? That’s good. Learn before the skill is needed and you increase your value. Start today to be memorable tomorrow.
Do you have a special talent for teamwork? Worthwhile in today’s collaborative workplace. Excel at it during times of stress, low morale, or critical change and you will be memorable to every leader.
Are you a people person? Sales or customer service is your sweet spot? Certainly a plus. To be memorable, deliver wonderful service recovery with urgency. Offer customers compensation even for the smallest inconvenience. It builds phenomenal trust and reaps gratitude. You will be memorable!
Kick Start Your Success
The suggestions above are just a few examples. Try these questions to discover how you can be memorable:
- What three things do most people notice about you? Why? The answer will uncover ways for you to be memorable.
- What is one strength that people don’t notice in you? Start using it in ways that matter to others.
- What are two areas in your work or personal life where you see a need, a void, pain, fear, or doubt in others?. Fill the need/void or remove the pain, fear, or doubt. You will be memorable.
How have you been memorable in your work or personal life? Please share your story in the comments section below to inspire others.
To our continued mutual growth,
Kate Nasser, The People-Skills Coach
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Kate Nasser is smart, feisty, wise, down-to-earth, funny, and just wild and different enough to inspire growth in professional people-skills and improvements incommunication, customer service and teamwork. “I have a natural GPS aboutpeople and have used it for 20 years to spring them to greatness”.
As a speaker on professional people-skills (also known as soft skills), Kate captivates and provokes audiences with energy, humor, caring and realism. She inspires them to action. “Your teams will take my messages of service and teamwork and act on them. I combine facts, insight, humor, and logic to deliver keynotes on customer service and teamwork that produce real change in behavior.”
As a trainer, Kate is the best at inspiring and teaching professional people-skills(changeability, customer service and teamwork).
You can visit Kate at: https://katenasser.com.