March 9, 2023
3 mins

Be authentic as a professional strategy

Rolan Reichel

What's up, people! Hot take today about authenticity and how it's essential for professionals to let their values shine through. And who better to take inspiration from than the hilarious and insightful Trevor Noah!

Authenticity means being true to yourself, your beliefs, and your values. It's about being genuine and honest in all your interactions and endeavors. And as professionals, we need to embrace our authenticity and let it shine through in everything we do.

Why is authenticity so crucial in the workplace? Well, for starters, it helps build trust and credibility with your colleagues, clients, and customers. When people see that you're being true to yourself and your values, they're more likely to trust you and feel comfortable working with you.

Authenticity also helps create a sense of purpose and meaning in our work. When we're doing something that aligns with our values, we feel more fulfilled and engaged in our work. We're also more likely to be motivated and committed to our goals.

Trevor Noah is an excellent example of someone who embraces his authenticity and lets his values shine through. As a comedian and host of "The Daily Show," Trevor uses his platform to raise awareness about social and political issues that are important to him. He speaks openly about his experiences growing up in South Africa, and how those experiences have shaped his worldview and comedic style.

Trevor's authenticity has helped him connect with his audience on a deeper level. He's not afraid to be himself, and that's what makes him so relatable and likable. And that's something that all professionals can learn from.

So, how can we embrace our authenticity in the workplace? Well, for starters, we need to be honest with ourselves about what we believe in and what's important to us. We also need to be willing to share those beliefs and values with others, even if they don't always align with the norm.

It's also important to find ways to integrate our values into our work. Whether it's through the projects we take on or the way we interact with our colleagues, we should always strive to bring our authentic selves to the table.

Written by
Rolan Reichel
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Founder | CEO | Hacking the top of the funnel

Talks about #leadership, #entrepreneur, #smallbusiness, #entrepreneurship, and #socialmediamarketing

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