Sarah Makris Career Success Coach

Why Being Known is the Key to a Long and Successful Career

It’s an inconvenient truth that the corporate world offers little security, especially if you are a well paid-executive.

In today’s fast-paced and competitive professional landscape, having a long and successful career requires more than just skill and experience.

It’s about differentiating yourself from others who do what you do, building a credible reputation, and becoming known as a leader in your industry.


When you become known in your industry

You will attract better opportunities:

When you establish yourself as a leader in your industry, opportunities start coming your way. Your reputation precedes you, and people seek out your expertise. Whether it’s being approached for exciting new roles, speaking engagements, or projects, being known opens doors and puts you in control of your career.


Increase credibility and trust:

Becoming known in your industry enhances your credibility and builds trust among peers, clients, and employers. When you consistently demonstrate your knowledge, skills, and achievements, others see you as a reliable authority in your field. This credibility can lead to stronger professional relationships, more significant collaborations, and a competitive advantage over others in your industry.


Expand your professional network:

Being known in your industry naturally expands your professional network. As you engage with others, share your insights, and contribute to discussions, you attract like-minded professionals who want to connect and learn from you. A robust network not only opens doors to new opportunities but also provides valuable support, mentorship, and collaborative partnerships throughout your career journey.


Increase your Influence: 

Becoming known grants you a platform to become a thought leader in your industry. 

When you consistently share your knowledge, ideas, and perspectives through speaking engagements, articles, or social media, you establish yourself as someone worth listening to. Being a respected voice in your industry not only strengthens your personal brand but also increases your influence.


That’s why I created the SHINE – Career Accelerator for Executives.

The SHINE – Career Accelerator for Executives is a done-with-you coaching program designed to increase your profile and influence. Building an authentic and credible personal brand and public profile can help you to make a bigger impact in your industry and career.

S – Strategy for marketing YOU – Every executive needs a personal marketing plan to remain relevant and in demand. The foundations of your brands are critical. These include your professional story, how you article your value and what you want to be known for.

H – Harnessing your experience and knowledge to build a powerful personal brand ensuring the right people understand the value you bring

I –  Increasing your Impact and Influence through thought leadership

N – Networking strategically and confidently to build allies who can support you in your goals.

E – Executive positioning – the way you pitch and position yourself compared to others who do what you do


If you’d like to learn more about how I can help you to accelerate your career, book a free discovery call here