For a giggle, check out this inside-the-company view of Darth Vader. Then, the next time you’re talking to people you think SHOULD know who you are, think twice!
Key point: We tend to see others within the small circle of our own lives. Especially when you’re in career transition, it’s foolhardy (even dangerous!) to assume that the people you’re talking to know who you are, what you do, how to describe you to others, and how they can help you. It’s your job to prepare and deliver the message that lets them know that.