If you have the answers that someone else needs in order to get ahead on the job or in life, but you keep that information to yourself out of some sense of humility- how will those people move from beyond where they are to where you could get them to go?
From your public persona- that is, your activities and conversations, would people think it likely for you to be a positive representation of their brand? Would the image you portray away from work be one with whom others would want to invest their time, effort, and resources?
Since so many women were in attendance and no males, I have to draw a conclusion. Either, men have this relationship thing down and don’t need any help (stifling laughter), or perhaps I made a huge marketing blunder.
"...we can sometimes fall into a trap called "familiarity". We make the workplace "ours" and forget that it exists for the customer. We talk amongst ourselves as if there is an invisible wall separating our words from the customer's ears and take..."