In the fierce scene of the wild forest, a lion will always stand out. Likewise, in a beautiful scenery of embellishing ornaments, a diamond shines brightest. Your identity should speak volume so much that even in your absentia, a void of your responsibility would ensue.
However, only some certain abilities of astute uniqueness would make you stand out and draw specific attention. As such, it is very requisite to be smart and intelligent for it would be a linchpin for you in edging out others in a competitive environment.
Your Identity could be a different thing you inject in your character or an approach attributed to you alone. It might also be a different kind of branding you give to your business or something innovative that brings a new thing to the block.
An identity protrudes one’s art effortlessly when put on display. It is an art that needs critical attention and improvements for it is a talent on its own that is worth nurturing.
More than the aforementioned imprints that an identity could create; the following outlined points are more reasons why you should strive to create an identity for yourself.
When you have an identity for which you are known for;
- YOU WOULD BECOME AN AUTHORITY OF YOUR OWN
When you have an identity attributed to you, you would command a certain level of respect in that regard. This singular identity bestows on you an authority that could make you well known and sought.
In the likes of recommendations, guidance, mentoring just to name a few. It naturally makes you special in that field. And in some cases, you could be needed to give expert judgement.
- YOU WOULD STAND OUT AMONGST OTHERS
In a flock of beautiful birds, a peacock with its prowess features would always stand out without any debate. With your unique feature, you would always edge out peers in a competitive scene. Without any additional efforts, this will make you appear different whenever your expertise is on display.
An identity is an inherent art in which when you create for yourself; it would give you a different kind of glow and your presence would be easily felt. It makes you miles better than others who lack the unique features that make you different.
This extra personality you represent could be the difference in many wanting situations and could take you to unparalleled places or positions.
- YOU WOULD PASSIVELY ATTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
In situations where hard work doesn’t suffice, your established identity would be your succeeding grace. Even at higher cost implications; some brands remained preferable to others because of their identity. The large market authority and high taste that they have created for themselves speak for them passively without much extra effort.
More generally, when services intertwined with your identity are needed, it would sell itself faster than if it was just as ordinary as it is for others. Some well-established identity travel miles even more than the person who possesses it. Recognition and fame naturally come for such person for doing or having something different from what has been seen or done.
- YOU WOULD BE MORE VALUED
Your outstanding features would make you treasured in any vicinity you exist. It bestows you with the capacity to take charge and set your own terms.
In a competitive environment, your special value would make you act in leadership capacity. The duties that are spine to the operations of organizations will be afforded to you. Thus, your relevance would be well appreciated and recognized.
When you bring more than what others bring to the table, it is easy to get special treatment and authority. In an organization, for instance, your additional value could get you promotion and pay increment more easily.
In turn, this strengthens the boldness in you to even ask for more recognition or elevation. Because your relevance would put you in control and give you the audacity to make such proposition.
- YOU WOULD BUILD AND LEAVE A LEGACY
With a unique set of features; you will build for yourself a legacy that could stand for years. Even when you no longer act in that capacity or after your demise.
An identity could foster for one a legacy that could impact generations. And might, in turn, be a pedestal to build on for your posterities.
Many names still live in our memories till today even after their demise. This was not because they pasted their names all over the street. But, because they imprinted their names in our hearts and memories with their special contributions and identity.
They get recognition because they manage to bring something extra to the table, they impacted and provided solutions.
It is noteworthy to say that creating an identity does not necessarily have to be a landmark innovation. Similarly, it doesn’t require you to make a technological invention. Nor compel you to participate in a world changing protest or riot.
Creating an identity starts from adding extra value to yourself. One that makes you relevant in your world; immediate society and impacting people around you. Therefore, it is consequential to in any way possible nurture the habit of building an identity for yourself.
This art might not come easy. Especially in the growing competitive world, we live in. But, it is worthwhile to strive to create one even if it might not yield immediate impact.
Have you created an identity for yourself? If not, it is high time you start making yourself unique in your world.
Imprint your importance and always stay true to your identity.
Love, Sekinat Sanni.