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4 Ways to Build your Credibility

Your Pit Stop Guide to Professional Credibility

Professional Credibility

What exactly is Professional Credibility?

The Oxford dictionary defines credibility as:

The quality of being trusted and believed in.

The quality of being convincing or believable.

It also defines Professionalism as:

The competence or skill expected of a professional

Putting the two together, Professional Credibility is basically the feeling of trust and competence that you inspire in others.

Why Credibility is so important

Credibility is key to your workplace survival, success and progression.  Credibility is what draws people to work with you and managers to trust you with important tasks.  Credibility is what makes you the “go to” person and lands you with a good reputation.  And credibility is what robustly platforms so many other professional skills, such as influencing and persuasion. read more

Five Killer Hacks that give you the Advantage at Work

Five Killer Hacks that give you the Advantage at Work

Own Work with Killer Hacks

If you want to put yourself at an advantage in the workplace, then check out these fiver killer work hacks:

1. Mirroring

Rapport is a very powerful platform in any working relationship.  It’s critical for successful workplace interactions, creates a sense of “relating” to someone, and facilitates the building of understanding and trust.  In the working environment, people are far more likely to support or agree with someone they relate to and have rapport with.

You can accelerate a sense of rapport with someone in work by harnessing the power of mirroring.  Mirroring is simply adopting (or copying) another persons non-verbal behaviour (e.g. their posture, the way they move their hands or fold their legs) and speech (e.g. word choice, speech patterns, volume or tone). read more