It isn’t who you recognize It is who you don’t know

It’s not who you recognize It’s who you don’t know

Posted by Chris Longmore on 25 Could 2022

It’s usually stated “It’s not what you recognize however who you recognize.” In my expertise, usually ‘It’s not who you recognize It’s who you don’t know’ that results in the best alternatives.

After I left my earlier firm and began Drive, I had no marketing strategy, no workplace and no gear.  The one factor I did have was a non-solicitation clause.

That was in all probability among the finest issues that might have occurred. I used to be ranging from scratch, so I couldn’t supply the identical degree or vary of companies that my earlier firm did. Subsequently these purchasers I knew might not have been in a position to make use of my abilities anyway.  It meant that I needed to method new purchasers, and supply them what I might at that stage of Drive’s existence.  Increasing my automotive community and making new contacts led to purchasers that aligned with my providing, enabling me to develop Drive in addition to my relationship with them.

By the point my non-compete interval was over, we had constructed up a brand new providing and have been able to achieve out to folks I had labored with beforehand to construct our potential shopper base.

It can be tough to vary folks’s notion of who you might be, when you have been an intern it may be tough to shake off that tag while you return as an worker. When going to college or being employed at a brand new firm is a wonderful alternative to re-invent your self.  As a consultancy our course of entails every thing from technique and idea design by to manufacturing surfacing. We regularly present one side, for instance animations, to help a mission and from then on it is vitally straightforward to get pigeon holed by the folks you might be coping with.

In order your organization develops and what you supply modifications, approaching new purchasers who don’t have any earlier relationship with you will be simpler to promote the brand new providing to. This may clearly permit your organization to increase past the present perceptions.

In fact the community of household, buddies, colleagues and contacts that I’ve made (too many to call right here) and learnt from through the years, have been extremely vital in my growth and the expansion of Drive and I’m indebted for his or her knowledge and help ……. however even they have been strangers at one time.

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