A MASTER OF THE ART OF FAME

That's how Lady Gaga (Stefani Germanotta) describes herself in 
a 60 Minutes interview, a "student of the sociology of fame". 
But many of us (me included) are not really looking for fame. 
At least not the helicopters-hovering-over-your-backyard variety. 
It's a little bit scary. 
Gaga says part of mastering the art of fame is getting people 
to pay attention to the things you want them to pay attention to 
and not pay attention to the things you don't want them to pay 
attention to. 
She talks about maintaining a sense of privacy without feeling 
like you're withholding anything from your fans. What I prefer to attract, rather than fame, is recognition, respect and perhaps even a touch of fascination from a narrow audience, my ideal audience. 
Beyond that narrow audience (in my case entrepreneurs, authors ,
consultants, coaches, independent professionals--OK maybe not so narrow...) 
I want to preserve my anonymity. And this is totally possible. 
The average Joe on the street doesn't know Frank Kern, Rich Schefren, 
Dan Kennedy but they are superstars to a very narrow audience 
an audience that hangs onto their every word. 
Yet these guys can go to the movies and spill Mountain Dew on 
the person in front of them without being recognized. Decide what level of visibility you seek before seeking it. It will affect the way you pursue it. 
Tsufit Author, Step Into The Spotlight! : A Guide to Getting Noticed 
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