The One Thing You Can Do to Separate Yourself From 95% Of Your Competition

By Michael Roderick  -  On 05 May, 2014 -  0 comments

Show up.

It seems pretty simple, but the more meetings you take the more you’ll see that many people simply do not do the things they say they are going to do.

For example: how many times have you met with someone who offered to follow up with information or an introduction and then you never heard back from them? Even if it takes you a little while to get back to the person, as long as you do actually get back to them, you will be considered far more reliable than many of the others out there who are making empty promises.

So what is the best way to make sure you can always show up?

Only commit to the things you know you have time for. The main reason that most people flake is because they are over committed. We all struggle with this, but the most important thing you can do is say no to the things that are not a priority and yes to the things that are. That way you’ll be able to always show up for those you want to work for because you’ll have the time to do so.

So take some time today to think about what is important to you and start figuring out ways to say no to the things that aren’t. Then you’ll be able to really show up for those who matter and that will matter to them, more than you know.