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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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Jul brab, Mikal rated it it was ok. 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.

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

A lot of tne had great ideas. May Hashem help that I get to use a few in job interviews. It would help to have templates, formulas, or some other guidelines on how to write the brag bites, brag-a-logues, and other elements of the brag book.

It has a lot of good tips and reminders that make common sense, but are easy to forget or not think about.

What I like about this book is the so called Myth of bragging. 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. Karen, forty-two, a division head for a major global food corporation, is a good example. The book is a little repetitive, but I’m grateful for the bragologues.

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

And it’s no substitute for you. Jun 22, Sunshine Rodgers rated it it was amazing. Patty said, “Now that I’ve seen him do it and people respond so positively, maybe it wouldn’t feel as uncomfortable to promote myself in this way. Here are the keys to a good bragologue: It was really the team. 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.


And even then, it was best not to draw too much attention to themselves.

It might just as easily have been called How to Talk So Employers Will Listen and is full of “bragologues” to give you the gist. There are some companion surveys which when answered first make the book solidify even more.

I didn’t want to sound like I was bragging and taking all the credit. She re-defined what “bragging” is: I am on a plane bound from New York to San Francisco and the thirty-something guy sitting next to me just blew it: This book is like exercise. P Time Warner AudioBooks. Then they were asked to talk a l Great advice here.

The book explains why making the numbers A quick read recommended by a learning solutions specialist at work. I enjoyed the anecdotes peppered throughout, though I do think there are a bit too many in some chapter Brag!

She was a female thrilled to tell the world about her success. This book could be useful for people of all ages, to help them feel comfortable in gently promoting themselves without any hint of arrogance.

If not, then you should definitely pick it up as it covers a very rooting topic in the business world and provides valuable nuggets sprinkled throughout. Jan 21, Anne Stephenson rated it liked it Shelves: You may not like to do it, but you do it because you know it’s good for you. This was one of the books ar in Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Officeand it’s right along the same lines, but it focuses specifically on self-promotion. Feb 01, Yosef rated it really liked it Shelves: While I like tootkng of the examples in the book, some seemed incredibly long.

I do sense that the basic message, that you can “brag” in a way that is likable and real, is something I need, but it should be more about always projecting confidence and tooting which Klaus does speak of than the calculating thing typical of books like these.

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

The renowned communication expert’s subtle but effective plan for selling your best asset – yourself – without turning off those you’re trying to impress. I love this book because its unconventional and direct way of delivering ideas. Sep 04, Rebecca rated it it was ok Shelves: But my most challenging responsibility in my present job is to prepare estate tax oc.

They often either felt awed and cowed by the level of expertise of the people around them, or went the btag way and boasted unrepentantly about minor successes. This could easily have been a whitepaper or a blog post. And as much as she says that “tooting your horn” a phrase I got sick of quickly is about being the authentic you, the “schmoozing” described comes across as more of the same self-serving type of networking, where one is always looking over one’s shoulder to see how a person arg one day help them “get ahead.

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Who ever thought I’d be in the food industry, especially after my mom forced me all those years to eat Cheez Whiz? He didn’t know that, in fact, I am a consultant who works with Fortune firms and could possibly introduce him to an executive of a company that could have become a major new account.

Planting for the Future As important as those on the inside of your company are for your survival, those on the outside are just as significant: The first response from many clients hearing about this casual airplane encounter is to rattle off possible reasons why this fellow wasn’t more forthcoming.

They are brief, punchy and won’t bore people lf tears! My message to all of you is simply this: