You are good at what you do. You are techincally able. You’ve decvloped high quality relationships with many of the people in your team or department, people you work alongside day-in day-out. Consequently those colleagues who know you well recognise the value of what you do and how you do it. These co-workers regard you as being someone who applies yourself, understands your subject, has the skills you need to do a top job, has something to say, and is both competent and confident. They know your strengths and your areas for development. They have first hand, regular evidence of the value of the work you do. Within your department or your team you have influence and may even be regarded as an opinion-former on some topics.
But outside of your team or department it’s another story. You are not that well known and find it more difficult to get heard. In fact, you may be seen as someone who doesn’t make much of an impact, hasn’t got a profile of any renown, and isn’t influential. The challenge before you is to find a way to let those people who don’t see you at work day to day, understand the value of what you contribute, the outcomes you create, and the understated way in which you simply get on with it.
So, what can you do? Actually, quite a lot. Click here to keep reading and find out how