More than ever, the knowledge of your reputation is THE dividing-line. People will buy from you, work with you, invest in you and hire you based on your reputation and the expectations that accompany it. Can you afford not to make it a top priority?
Expectations and reputation rule and one of the myths that we might dispel is that you are never better than your last project. I would say today that you are never better than your next project. This way of thinking makes things far more exciting since it will challenge you to consider what expectations you want your reputation to set. It sends a clear signal to your clients of your capacity and will raise the level of your performance.
Seeking the truth about your professional reputation is crucial when understanding in what situations it works for you or in what situations it might work against you. The key to building an excellent reputation is putting yourself in the right circumstances and also be aware of and handle your bugs. It builds on your performance, and the best sign that you’re doing a brilliant job is that you have your reputation as your greatest asset.