I am fond of the classic mantra that 90% of success in life is just showing up. To impact people’s lives personally, professionally, or financially, you must create a presence. They must see you, experience you, and be engaged by you. This requires you to show up in memorable and effective ways in their lives. Related: How To Activate Your Network As A Recent Grad This principle demands that you take action based on the premise that people have intrinsic value and that you should be present for them.