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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Get Your Free Audiobook Brag! Just yesterday the guy contacted me to give us his ten-million-dollar account. Peggy Klaus has a great way of teaching how to present your skills and successes to grow in your work environment.

I really enjoyed it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

And even then, it was best not to draw too much attention to themselves. Great Book, Started seeing some benefits immediately. Probably the most interesting tidbit I got out of this book is why I should talk about my personal hobbies with clients I didn’t think i had to I thought they were mi Peggy Klaus qrt really going out of her way and answered every question that someone needs to know about self-promotion.

I might have been a recruiter who could come in handy one day when he’d gotten axed or one who was currently placing a specialist in the hottest new company in Silicon Valley.

As the following discussion so vividly demonstrates, it doesn’t matter what you’ve done; if you can’t sell yourself in a way that’s inviting to others, people shut down.

I didn’t really know where to start, so I began talking to people on the f loor. Thank you for subscribing to the Actionable Books Weekly Digest. They have little-to-no time or any real need to pay special attention to you. It’s a twenty page overview of how to brag. And a lot of the “bragalogues” didn’t seem natural – they seemed overly scripted the oan of what the book preaches. Honestly nothing groundbreaking, though some of the true stories from her clients are interesting.


I was just about to ask another question when something you me snapped. The book explains why making the numbers is simply not enough, and you have to make sure you brag about yor in a way that gets your name out in front of the right people without sounding like you’re being a jackass. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Subscribe to Our Free Newsletter Enter your primary email address. Keep it short and simple, Talk with me and not at me, Be able to back up what you say, Know when to toot, Turn small talk into big talk, Keep bragologues and brag bites current and fresh, Be brga at a moment’s notice, Have a sense of humor,Use it all: You need to cover all your bases and stand out in the eyes of your boss’ boss and that boss’ boss and all the bosses right up to the big boss.

He’s a go-getter salesman who has just placed first in the Southwestern division for selling more of his company’s software than anyone. You don’t want to brag like “one of them,” but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it at all. Unlike Patty, the junior banker who resisted telling others about her multimillion-dollar business win, Rebecca was excited and proud.

This was one of the books recommended in Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Officeand it’s right along the same lines, but it focuses specifically on self-promotion. If you expect other people to notice your work and for it to speak for itself – well guess what?

No trivia or quizzes yet. I went in and told him about the services of the bank and what we could do for him. Thanks for telling us about the problem. As well as how to pr Useful tips. Very few of us ever learn how to reconcile the virtue of humility with the need to promote ourselves in the workplace.


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

Humility gets you noticed. May 11, Tony Bergstrom rated it really liked it. I am tootting my office early when the phone rings and I answer it.

Great perspective, could use more specifics Entertaining, clear and insightful. Harganya lumayan mahal, hampir seratusan ribu gitu. Susie Della Rocca Fabulous book to help one promote onself 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.

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I began working for my company in in brand management, working my way up to marketing director. I am so psyched! Instead, self promotion is about becoming more of who you already are and bringing forth your best parts with pride and enthusiasm — telling your story in a way that showcases your strengths. Had he revealed something more about himself and his story, his boss would have learned yhe Bill is from a tough neighborhood.

Return to Book Page. That’s why I cite so many books in ordinary conversation. Is this what your program is all about? Although only in her thirties, she had a tremendous amount of credibility in her field and a tootiny deal of experience speaking at conferences.

There was this guy who I had read about in the paper, so I wrote him and later called his assistant, who said he wanted to meet with me. Otherwise you’ll be passed over for promotions, in succession planning, or when the company is determining the best performers during layoffs. When I asked about her style, she told me she didn’t want to appear “too big” or “too braggy.