While many elites are born into an upper-class status, there are those who tirelessly work their way up. For these relentless go-getters, lifestyle changes are inevitable.
Once your status is upgraded, elevation of your tastes and preferences follows. You may find yourself navigating different social circles, possessing more power in the workplace, and leading a completely different lifestyle overall.
Most people think upgrading their status is one daunting undertaking. That’s not entirely true. With the right attitude and with laser-like focus, you can also improve your social standing. Let’s have a look at seven easy ways you can elevate your status.
Know your stuff.
You have to know what you’re good at. You have to be an expert at something. Anything! Find your forte and stick with it. Once you establish your expertise and prove your knowledge, people will be coming to you for input and help. You will become the go-to person in your workplace or even in the industry to which you belong.
Work hard and work smart.
If you really want to rise from your current status, work hard and work smart. Prove your worth in the workplace and make smart career decisions. Make every output flawless and exceed expectations. Deal with the right people and always keep your eyes on the prize. Just keep at it and you’ll be climbing the corporate ladder slowly but surely.
Dress to impress.
To play the part, you must look the part. Always dress to impress because you’re never sure whom you’ll meet during your daily grind. Invest in good, classic pieces that you can mix and match. Guys need to look dapper and the ladies stunning. Dressing up says you mean serious business.
Be seen at the right places with the right people.
If you really want to elevate your social standing, you have to be where your new circle is. Attend events, so you can expand your network. Go out and meet people who can help you in your business or whatever endeavor you may have. Make new friends, so you can better understand the ins and outs of your new world.
Improve your taste.
Discover new pleasures in which you can indulge. Elevate your hobbies and interests, so you can keep up with your new crowd. See more art, travel to more places, and taste more cuisines. An upgraded status certainly calls for a totally new lifestyle.
Master self-confidence and own your space.
You need to have an air of effortless confidence and an enviable commanding presence. Stand tall, keep you chin up, and speak with certainty all the time. Have more elaborate gestures and never act small. Be the kind of person to whom people will listen and pay attention.
Always stay classy.
No matter what the situation, keep calm and stay classy. Show elegance and sophistication with every action you take and every word you speak. Always pick your battles and never ever stoop down to anyone’s level.