Creating and managing your own image consulting business is a goal within your reach. By communicating with confidence, clarity and credibility you will have a successful business. Think of waking up each morning with the thought that you can?t wait to get to work because you know that you are doing what you love doing and making money
The first step is to understand and develop your business by communicating with all the people around you by telling them what your business is all about. Your message to others needs to be clear, what is the core of your business, what products and services you are selling. You must know who you are and what you are all about. You must also identify what you are not and set limits. Trying to do too much leads to not doing anything well, so decide what you will do and strive to do it better than anyone else. Once you know yourself, you will be better equipped to communicate it to others.
You will only be successful if you are Confident and clear with what you do. Therefore to communicate well and send the right message with confidence you need to understand the business you are in. After mastering the basics in image consulting, the serious Image Consultant will enhance his/her knowledge base with additional communication skills in body language, etiquette, attitude and self-esteem.?? Setting goals will contribute to you confidence.
- Set solid goals to create and sustain your business
- Create a solid client base for gaining and maintaining clients
- Develop and present successful seminars, workshops and consultations.
- Learn basic skills to develop your talents to inspire you towards your areas of expertise.
Sending the right message making sure people understand your business and what you?re business all about. Your website, brochures and marketing material should speak the same language; they should send the same message loud and clear. There are three areas you need to develop and list.
- Products and Services I can offer
- Skills and Experiences I bring to the business
- Clients Prefer My Business Because
As you gain more experience the list can be reassessed and increased.
Your reputation and credibility will not happen overnight it is a combination of dedication hard work. You need to keep in mind that this is a career you have chosen. Find ways to make sure you stay focused and passionate about what you do. You will have to work hard and invest both your time and money into making it successful. The rewards will come when you start building your reputation and credibility. Stay motivated and know that everything you do will pay off.
Each of us has priorities in life and will face some obstacles along the way like family, finance and health however all this must be balanced and given daily attention to maintain or advance in our goals. The goals that we have are actually plans, which when tended to daily, take care of themselves. When you consistently work on something it gets better and better and moves in a positive direction until you get where you are going and the goal just seems to finish itself. You can work to merely maintain an area, or you can work to advance it. If you don?t give it daily attention, it will begin to slip and you will find yourself unable to even maintain what progress you have made. Make plans to advance the important areas of your life and work your plan. You can have whatever you want as long as you are willing to make it a priority and work to make it the best.
Good luck and we are here for you and we wish you all the success.