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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But he seemed authentic, too. Agt talked about herself and her credentials with enthusiasm, convincing her audience of the importance of her research. Basically, I enjoy the feeling of a job well done. No one will ever tell your story and get people excited about you like you can.

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.

I wrote for the school newspaper, which has won accolades from all over the state. 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 mine personally to connect with them on a human level as opposed to a static this is what I offer approach.

What she did as a result was to present an unconvincing and boring recitation of her findings.

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

And that being the case, why not tell your own story like you would your friends? It’s about becoming more of who you are and bringing forward your best parts with authenticity, pride, and enthusiasm. So yeah, this book doesn’t really offer anything new.


I found this book enjoyable and easy to read. It’s a beautiful California morning. Many talented women today continue to abide by the myth that it’s unbecoming and bdag to promote themselves. I’ve done enough digging. Bill’s lackluster bragging skills limited him on two levels.

Early on we are taught humility for good reason.

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

This is not about being arrogant or boastful, but just about making sure that your own achievements are recognised.

She decided that she was willing to take the risk of stepping into the spotlight to present a fuller, more authentic version of herself. This has a lot of good material to think about and incorporate into ones take on self promotion. That is, despite the fact you’re raised to be humble, it’s not only acceptable, but a necessity to brag. This is totally thanks to the tools Klaus has developed and the way she makes them both professional and fun to use.

They value face time with others and are always ready with stories about themselves that break through the verbal clutter.

Brag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It Audiobook | Peggy Klaus |

It can affect referrals, negotiations of work schedule, salary, high-visibility assignments, and promotions, as well as make your blood boil when you see the guys getting ahead faster.

Free Newsletter Signup Marketplace Technology. These are snippets of information about yourself that can be used in a variety of tpoting. The attitude you have can shine through the words you are saying.

Masalahnya, udah lama banget pengen punya buku ini. Learning to brag is not about becoming something you aren’t or trying to put something over on someone. Refresh qrt try again. He’s not making it interesting or fun for me to talk with him.

However, the rhetoric often toiting me as either fake or too self serving – making it a bit harder to buy into the message. She was a female thrilled to tell the world about her success. Oct 14, Unwisely rated it really liked it Shelves: You will be cut off.


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

Actionable consultants conversations books. He put himself yiur school and now spends a lot of his leisure time as a mentor with troubled youth. All you’ll need to do is read the summary shouldn’t take you more than 5 minutesand show up. 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.

Jul 01, Mikal rated it it was ok.

She tackles this social truth head on decomposing the issue and why it’s important for people to just get over it and finding a balance between being that obnoxious person who only loves to toot his own horn and being an c If “brag” is a word you don’t really like, “self-promotion” is probably even more accurate. He said it sounded interesting and asked where do we go from here?

Apr 13, Catherine rated it really liked it Recommends it for: It’s great if someone says something nice about you, but don’t hold your breath. The anecdotes provided are always of the form: It was pretty much exactly what it says – how to sell yourself for performance brwg or job interviews or just networking. No longer need you choose between the head and heart.