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How to brag about yourself

Use three pillars to brag about yourself:

  • Proud: Acknowledge what you've done and be proud of it.
  • Loud: This is about repetition and consistency.
  • Strategic: Share information where your audience will be. If you want a raise, know who is in charge and consider how they can learn about your wins.

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Your self-promotion should be net positive. Don't verbally undercut yourself.

Don't add things like 'shameless plug' or 'shameless self-promotion' on your brag posts. That is insulting yourself. Instead, add, 'I'd be grateful if you read or...

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