S Bates, September 26 2019

Why Do Talented People Get Overlooked?

#UnblockYourPeople 

"Why they got the job? They are rubbish!"

This comment came from a friend while talking about how bad their new boss is.

Unfortunately, we don't live in a meritocracy where the most knowledgeable person always gets the job.

I asked, "who was better at selling themselves?"

Just like companies, some people are better at positioning and selling themselves than others.

BEING TALENTED AND EXPERIENCED IS NOT ENOUGH

This may be tough to hear, but we all know its true.

Two Vital Steps

BE GREAT AT WHAT YOU DO

BE GREAT AT SHOWING OTHERS HOW GOOD YOU ARE.

To get that promotion or make the jump to the next level of business you have to:

1. Position yourself

One of the most common things I help my Alpha clients with is positioning them TO BE SEEN to be ready for the next step.

Talent needs to be seen to be recognised.

2. Sell yourself

Many talented people fail to achieve what they could because they are reluctant or don't know how to sell themselves.

If you hide your light under a bushel, then your ideas, talent and even your results won't get seen.

IF YOU SQUIRM AT THE THOUGHT OF DOING THIS BUT KNOW YOU ARE CAPABLE OF MORE, THEN MESSAGE ME AND ASK ABOUT THE ALPHA PROGRAMME.

Stephen Bates

#TheCEOMaker #Leadership #Business


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