BRAG! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It. Peggy Klaus, Author . Warner $ (p) ISBN Remaining quiet about yourself or, worse, downplaying your successes leads to being underappreciated, or even allowing others to take credit. Written by Peggy Klaus, narrated by Peggy Klaus. Download and keep this book for Free with a 30 day Trial.

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Nov 18, Naomi rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Therefore, the goal is for us to create the most valuable product that worth to be offered. Everyone should know how to tell a good story.

brat Jul 30, Nicole Fraser rated it it was amazing. She has a questionnaire to get you started and gives tips that seemed actually useful.

The motto of this book is that if you don’t speak up yourself then who will? I enjoyed the anecdotes peppered throughout, though I do think there are a bit too many in some chapter Brag! You will be cut off. This could easily have been a whitepaper or a blog post.

A book that has proven helpful and has made me a bit more selfaware, but didn’t love it. But the problem is this: For mos Overall, this book serves as a great reminder to be okay with self-promotion.

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

And that being the case, why not tell your own story like you would your friends? 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 Bray. It’s important to think about these in advance, so that you are ready when the opportunity arises and you don’t drive home thinking “why didn’t I mention THAT when Brwg had the chance”!


One key learning is that you need to do the pre-work and write it out paper, electronically and practicing the storyt While this book had a cheesy Hollywood flavor, it did give good examples of bad and good storytelling. Even seemingly stable companies can collapse overnight. Jul 28, Joie Seldon rated it it was amazing. Peggy Klaus has a great way of teaching how to present your skills and successes to grow in your work environment.

Since most people rarely acquire the skills to tthe and talk about themselves, many come to rely on others to do the dirty work and boast on tootinng behalf. But he seemed authentic, too.

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I just graduated with a degree in communication. Oct 02, Cay Denise rated it it was amazing Shelves: A great read before an interview.

I worked hard to get him on board, and it’s paid off. The book explains why making the numbers is simply not enough, and you have to make sure you brag about them in a way that gets your name out in front of the right people without sounding like you’re being a jackass. Instead, she yhe to present her own characteristics with conviction and confidence by using direct eye contact, a sense of humor, and a conversational speaking style.

A quick read recommended by a learning solutions specialist or work.

Nah, kalau posisi kalian mirip-mirip gue, coba deh baca buku ini. Immediately I am once again reminded that self-promotion is all oof the quality of one’s message and story, rather than a boring list of accomplishments.

Reading is a big part of my life. I am so psyched! Knowing this, his boss might have told the CEO instead, “I knew the day he walked in that Bill was gold.


Masalahnya, udah lama banget pengen punya buku ini. He didn’t continue, so I tried to engage him more by asking, “What’s your specialty in management consulting? The tooing provided are always of the form: Here’s an example of what you can expect from this author: The book turns up side down the conventional notion of bragging and by calling “Bragging is an art” and pointing vital phenomenon that the 21 century workplace is no longer a safe and secure haven for anyone or any career because job security is virtually non existent.

It’s not my father’s workplace anymore, or even the one many of your mothers may have entered in the s or ’80s. It’s a way of building a bridge to others and to better opportunities. This book could be useful for people of all ages, to help them feel comfortable in gently promoting themselves without any hint of arrogance. I picked up this book because someone recommended it as a self development tool.

Plus, nine times out of ten, when those to whom you report talk positively about your work to others, it’s usually because there is something in it for them. If “brag” is a word you don’t really like, “self-promotion” is probably yhe more accurate.

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

Nothing earth shattering here, but a good reminder of techniques to implement. I might have been a CTO of a company that could have used his consulting services.

I’ve done enough digging.