Remaining quiet about yourself or, worse, downplaying your successes leads to being underappreciated, or even allowing others to take credit. BRAG! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It. Peggy Klaus, Author . Warner $ (p) ISBN In her book, Brag!: The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn without Blowing It she argues that in today’s fast-paced, dog-eat-dog world of business.

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When we no longer have our childhood cheerleading squad on hand, many of us wrongly presume that others in the workplace will fill their shoes and continue with unconditional support for our accomplishments and us.

Nah, kalau posisi kalian mirip-mirip gue, coba deh baca buku ini Puas banget bisa beli buku ini! Adt many examples can serve as an inspiration, but the large majority of them were about people at high levels.

Brag!: The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn without Blowing It

All this, without hemming and hawing, shuffling your feet, lowering your gaze, or becoming tongue-tied…. It really open up a whole new horizon about what bragging truly is.

If she had only started off by asking, “Is this a convenient time to talk? Instead, as children we blurt out, “My daddy has lots of money,” “I’m better than you because. Actionable consultants conversations books. Filled with practical examples of ways in which people in various work-life stages can promote themselves, Klaus teaches readers to communicate strengths and accomplishments without appearing too opportunistic, eager, egotistical, or self-aggrandizing.

Effective bragging starts with you — and your skill in communicating what makes you interesting in the eyes of those you seek to impress. Subscribe to Our Free Newsletter Enter your primary email address. My big takeaway is that I need to come up with a written list of my accomplishments, talents, interests, etc. Maklum, sebagai orang Indonesia, apalagi kelahiran Jawa, gue kurang mahir dalam “menjual potensi diri”.

Brag!: The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn without Blowing It by Peggy Klaus

If only th This has a lot of good material to think about and incorporate into ones take on self promotion. Wimping Out Toiting tug-of-war between showing humility and showcasing our accomplishments is played out daily across working America, even in the brashest of industries.


The idea lies in bringing out a new paradigm in which we are the product, nevertheless of where we work and how long we have already work, we are a product for employer.

It’s about telling your story in a way that showcases your strengths. I am on a plane bound from New York to San Francisco and the thirty-something hhe sitting next to me just blew it: If not, then you should definitely pick it up as it covers a very important topic barg the business world and provides valuable nuggets sprinkled throughout. I would have liked more examples for people at lower corporate levels or even just entering the workplace.

Brag: The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It

Well, I sat down with Fred, the marketing director, and we determined that if we allowed our sales guys some greater flexibility and let them customize some of the pricing-within limits, of course-we’d sell substantially more units. I listened to this audiobook as part of my women’s group at work. Mar 03, Debra rated it it was amazing. I’m already a pretty shameless self-promoter who is very confident but I figured I could learn a little about the “not blowing it” part.

I found this book enjoyable and easy to read.

Bragging, ternyata ada art-nya! They value face time with others and are always ready with stories about themselves that break through the verbal clutter.

I might have been a recruiter who could come in handy one day when he’d gotten axed or one who oan currently placing a specialist in the hottest new company in Silicon Valley. So we went back in two weeks. I am in my office early when the phone rings and I answer it. Peggy Klaus is really going out of her way and answered every question that someone needs to know about self-promotion.

Klaus poses these questions upfront, and provides the tools to answer them: Toward that end, Brag!

Brag: The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It : Peggy Klaus :

But they will be memorable and will help someone quickly understand more about you and your abilities. There’s very little instruction on selling ourselves with ease and sincerity. At an informal gathering, when tootong how long she had been in the business and what she did, instead of the typical “I’ve worked with my company for fifteen years and run its dairy division,” she og An error occurred while adding you to our digest: As well as how to practice integrating it.

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She noted that we do endless self-bashing along the lines of “I should be this and I shouldn’t do that,” or “Oh, no, I just got to the top of the publishing world because I happen, well, to be lucky. It has a lot of good tips and reminders that make common sense, but are easy to forget or not think about. You might want to consider some of the larger firms in the area. In fact, the best performers are often an introvert and as Malcolm Gladwell repeatedly remind us, performance and introversion could go along really well.

Return to Book Page. Mar 26, Remaining quiet about yourself or, worse, downplaying your successes lf to being underappreciated, or even allowing others to take credit for your achievements. Immediately I am once again reminded that self-promotion is all about the quality of you message and story, rather than a boring list of accomplishments. Today, I am the proud head of arh dairy division that horrn number two in profitability worldwide. Humility is a virtue with biblical and spiritual roots that is taught the world over.

P Time Warner AudioBooks. I also interned at a local advertising agency during the summers for the last four years. Play in new window Download. They are brief, punchy and won’t bore people to tears! As important as those on the inside of your company are for your survival, those on the outside are just as significant: But my most challenging responsibility in my present job is to prepare estate tax returns.

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