Reputation is the behavior related with your identity. Is it what others think you are. It is is fragile. Once it is broken it can be repaired, but other people will always remember the piece which wasn’t stable. Therefore it is really important to be aware of your reputation and that of others in your leadership role.

Managing reputation

Nowadays there are plenty of ways to measure reputation. Think about likes, voting, reviews, points that you can earn. So it’s important to do what you’ll say you do in order to keep a good reputation.

Being inauthentic will do you no good, because you won’t be able to remain consistent. You need to show the same great qualities you have to everyone. If not, your reputation can suffer and people will start sharing negative experiences quickly.

Read more about showing your real self in our article ‘Let it Go’.

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