One of the best ways to earn a good reputation inside and outside your organization is to offer help to your colleagues and not expect anything in return. Advantages of this strategy –
- Your reputation starts spreading
- They owe you a favour
- They will come back to you for more, and hence you become indispensable.
- You learn more as you help others.
- You experience fulfilment because you contributed.
Homework for you would be –
On Monday, find someone who is fairly nice and open and ask him, “Hey! What’s up?”
“What are your current challenges? Is there any way in which I could help?”
Let me know how this works out for you. 😉