What's Your Reputation?
Building a Reputation Consistent With Your Career Goals
"You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do." – Henry Ford
Your reputation is what you're known for. It's what others believe to be true about your character, personality, skills, competencies, and values.
But, when it comes to reputation, actions speak louder than words. What you do means more than what you say about yourself or your work, and people develop an opinion of these things based on what they experience.
Reputation is also fickle. It can take years to build a good reputation, but just moments to destroy it. This makes personal reputation management a hot topic.