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The Importance of Image Building

‘Life isn’t about finding yourself, it is about creating yourself.’
Think of your image as your currency. Your image is like an intangible currency that you earn over a period of time. How you conduct yourself directly or indirectly has a credit or debit effect on your ‘image bank account’. Do not underestimate the importance of perception. Everything you say, everything you do, how you walk, whether you walk the talk - all go a long way in building a perception in people’s mind about you. Also be aware of your surrounding and the company you keep. This comes as no surprise but you are judged by the company you keep.
At the core of building a good image, don’t forget to be yourself yet be conscious of yourself – what you say and what your body language is in the presence of others counts for a lot. The keyword here is authenticity. Be who you are in whatever you do. Moreover, don’t fall into the trap of assuming you have a certain image. Sometimes, there can be a dissonance between how…