Your Public Image

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Motivational Power Quote

 

 

 

Your Public Image

“Associate yourself with men of good quality,

if you esteem your reputation;

for it is better to be alone

 than in bad company.”

George Washington, 1st US President

 

 

As I see it. . . . . . . .

Your public Image

 

We will be known by the company we keep and the company you keep with be a reflection of your public image.

 

People will see us as a mirror image of the company we keep and they will judge us by those associations. Based on your public image people will make a decision if they want to be associated with you or do business with you.

 

Many times those decisions are made with out our input; they are making the decision based on your public image.

 

How people see you either will either become the calling card that opens the doors to greater success. Or your public image will become an obstacle in blocking relationships and in doing business with a person. 

 

Pick your associations with care as people will judge you by the company we keep.  Let the people that you associate with be a reflection of your personal values and the type of person that you want to be.

 

Associate with people that will bring out the best in you and will stretch you to become the best that you can be.

 

To protect your public image and your reputation it’s far better to stand alone then to be in bad company. In time we will be known by the company we keep.

                  

©2011 Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author

 

 

 

 

 

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Carol Zingone
Global Realtor Based in Jax Beach, FL
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Lou - good solid advice. Too many times we may be deluded into believing people don't notice or won't care about the company we keep.

July 30, 2011 10:47 AM
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Rachel Rabinowitz
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Well said, and since the company we keep includes our colleagues on activerain, I am pleased to find professionals like yourself contributing to this community.

July 30, 2011 10:48 AM
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Hannah Williams
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Lou ..What a wonderful quote to start the weekend with

HelpfulHannah

July 30, 2011 10:48 AM
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Teral McDowell
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My mom always said "birds of a feather stick together." Good quote and great advise.

 

July 30, 2011 10:52 AM
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Sherri Wellborn
Murfreesboro TN Homes & Real Estate
Reliant Realty, Murfreesboro

Lou you write the most inspiring thought provoking posts!  It's better to stand alone than to be in bad company!  What a great line to remember!  Thanks again for always writing great blogs!  

July 30, 2011 10:56 AM
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Nor Yeretsian
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Another great quote Lou.

It is better to be alone, than in bad company of men.

cheers

Nor

July 30, 2011 11:00 AM
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Eric Crane -- Your Full Service, Discount Fee Realtor®
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DPR Realty LLC

Better to stand alone than be in bad company -- that is a good message for the teens in the house!  Have a great weekend, Eric

July 30, 2011 11:40 AM
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Shannon Coe
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This is a good one to tell my kids!

July 30, 2011 12:06 PM
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Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC
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Great advice for us all. Many parents have said that to their children over the years!

July 30, 2011 12:06 PM
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Michele Miller ~ REALTOR®, LMC, HSE, CHS
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Lou,

Something my Dad always instilled in me.

Thanks for your post.

Enjoy your weekend!

July 30, 2011 12:17 PM
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Cathy Bureau
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This is great advice Lou, thank you for sharing. I love the George Washington quote!

 

Thinking of you in Costa Rica!

July 30, 2011 06:52 PM
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Richard Iarossi
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Lou,

Great quote. This is especially true in the real estate business.

Rich

July 30, 2011 10:35 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Greate quote, Lou - we will be known by the company we keep....

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This was one of the key rules I learned when I was in management.  I surrounded myself with experts in their various subjects and made sure I let them do their jobs.  The more top people I'm around, the better I look.

July 31, 2011 12:05 AM
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