As a professional managing the trajectory of your career, one of the most important assets you have is your reputation: what other people think of you, your workplace performance, and how you behave around others. Your character says a lot about your competence, likeability, and credibility as a professional. It’s unlikely that anyone will hire you, accept an introduction, or share his expertise without others recommending you in. How people advocate for you, and what they’ll say about you to others is sort of like a Yelp review of your career and overall demeanor. You want as many stars as you can get. Read more.