Taking The Self Out of Self-Promotion Is The Best Way To Promote Yourself

If you’re like most people, self-promotion does not come easily. Research on this topic indicates that women are especially hesitant to advocate for themselves. That being said, we have no issue whatsoever promoting our friends and colleagues. One could conclude from this that we know how to do it, but we shy away from doing… Read More.

Lessons I Learned When I Didn’t Get Promoted

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Early in my career, I worked for a national healthcare company. I started at an entry level position and received three promotions very quickly. I was on the fast track and recognized for my great performance. Once I reached an AVP position, I reported directly to the SVP and had no opportunity for further advancement,… Read More.

Create A Brag Club To Promote Yourself And Others Successfully

Wouldn’t it be great if we only had to focus on our work to get ahead? If we didn’t need to advocate for ourselves to get the credibility and visibility we need to receive a promotion? Unfortunately, that’s not reality. Focusing on our performance alone is no guarantee that we will be rewarded and recognized…. Read More.

Ten Ways You Show Courage Every Day

When someone told me recently that they thought I was very brave, I dismissed the comment. To me, having courage means overcoming extraordinary challenges, like climbing Mount Everest or running with the bulls. It never dawned on me that I demonstrate bravery every day, yet we all do. In fact, even though we aren’t necessarily… Read More.