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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From there, I got everyone involved and formed teams to pull in the various disciplines and put together a strategic vision.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In fact, the best performers are often an introvert and as Malcolm Gladwell repeatedly remind us, performance and introversion could go along really well. He never found out. Given the constant changes-mergers, management shifts, downsizing-you simply must let people in the organization know who you are and what you are accomplishing.

It should be a great session. And as much as she says that “tooting your horn” a phrase I got sick of quickly is about being the bdag you, the “schmoozing” described comes across as more of barg same self-serving type of networking, where one is always looking over one’s shoulder to see how a person could one day help them “get ahead.

But look at this man’s reaction. Wimping Out The tug-of-war between showing humility and showcasing our accomplishments is played out daily across working America, even in the brashest of industries.

Yout 22, Sunshine Rodgers rated it it was amazing. Thank you for subscribing to the Actionable Books Weekly Digest. But I much prefer good in a room.

May 11, Tony Bergstrom rated it really liked it. She told the story of how in a former job everybody in her department was required to read it and how much she recommended the book. If you can ignore the fluff you can extract good tips on how tootign use hofn and storytelling to share your key accomplishments without feeling uncomfortable.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Yourr Us and Share. I was really on my game that day. Since most people rarely acquire the skills to promote and talk about themselves, many come to rely on others to do the dirty work and boast on their behalf.

It is hard to explain to non-lawyers, and I need to come up with a pithy and interesting way of saying it. It is especially useful for women who haven’t been taught how to brag.

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Mar bdag, Debra rated it it was amazing. Ada banyak cara asyik dan cerdas buat memproklamirkan potensi dan pencapaian diri kita, tanpa membuat kita terdengar seperti pamer!

It was all right if the boys vied for the limelight and one-upped each other, but girls were taught to share it with others. What followed instead was a list of snapshots that sounded like ‘someone came to me with this problem by the time I was finish with them they sounded like this’ in addition to a list of the authors pet peaves. When I finished, I was inspired, but at a bit of a loss on how to proceed. He put himself through school and now spends a lot of his leisure time as a mentor with troubled youth.

I didn’t want to sound like I was bragging and taking all the credit.

BRAG! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It

Do I want to be one of those people? The best part is that sharing my stories and snippets is starting to feel more comfortable. With her eyes directed toward the floor, her shoulders shaped like an orangutan’s, and in a whispery voice that barely rose above the white noise of the conference room, she said:.


Easy and fun to read. It could be a little more of a workbook – I know I’m terrible at motivating to do things like that – but I feel like all the information is there. Let me show you how to talk about yourself in a way that is sincere and feels comfortable.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Entertaining, clear and insightful. Get those things right, it’s a slam dunk! Sep 30, Angela Johnson rated it really liked it Shelves: Keeping bragalogs and mastering bragbites liven up the lessons, as do both funny and painful stories that illustrate her points throughout.

And it’s unlikely to “just happen” by marching into the CEO’s office and asking for an appointment to discuss how wonderful you are. That’s why I cite so many books in ordinary conversation.

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

Therefore, the goal is for us to create the most valuable product that worth to be offered. Stating your value and accomplishments is risky hoen you might come across as pompous or make other people feel uncomfortable. They know that positive regard from others isn’t going to “just happen” on job interviews, at performance appraisals, during presentations, or at networking functions. I asked the group for some feedback. Maklum, yout orang Indonesia, apalagi kelahiran Jawa, gue kurang mahir dalam “menjual potensi diri”.

There were a lot of concrete ideas in this book that can allow a person to take one “idea” at a time and practice in the everyday life.