Build a Reputation NOT a Resume

“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.”  - Jeff Bezos

No person’s value can be limited to words on a page. Yet, so many people focus on building a resume. A piece of paper that “represents” what you are capable of.

News Flash: The resume is worthless. In today’s world, you need something more. Instead of listing the things you can do, just DO it. Show people who you are, take action and build something. Maybe it is a blog page, a website, a podcast, etc. It doesn’t matter. Choose something that fulfills you and go create. Let people see what you are capable of. Share your thoughts, dreams, skills, and strengths.

Okay that’s great, but why?

Simply put…ACTIONS speak louder than words. Anyone can talk the talk, but how many people walk the walk? Sadly, not many. Take control of your life and do what you love. Be a dreamer, be an influence, but most importantly, be a DOer.

When you create, the people in your life will see what you are capable of and you will build a great reputation.

So what?

Whatever your dreams are, you will get there much faster with a great reputation. You have more opportunities when people trust you and want to work with you because they know things will get done. By providing results, you will build a path to success much more quickly. So stop worrying about how you look on a page, at the end of the day, the results you provide are what matters.


Take risks and be the person who tackles obstacles. Build a powerful reputation and you will be unstoppable.

With that said…Keep Grinding, Keep Growing…Let’s Thrive!


Gregory AlexanderComment