The Art of Self-Promotion: How to be Your Own Best Advocate in the Workplace

Chrissy Scivicque

Tuesday, July 31 | 1:45 - 3:15 p.m.

You've probably heard it before: If you don’t speak up for yourself, no one will do it for you. This is particularly true when it comes to sharing your professional capabilities and accomplishments. Unfortunately, most of us are taught to be humble and that bragging is a bad thing. Yet self-promotion is not only expected in the workplace, it’s required for career growth. In this session, we’ll discuss strategies for talking yourself up in a way that’s comfortable and easy for you and the listener!

Key Takeaways:

  • The reasons self-promotion is so difficult and the consequences of failing to do it
  • Simple strategies for knowing what to share with others (and what to keep to yourself)
  • The importance of timing and choosing the right person or people to speak with
  • Hidden opportunities for self-promotion that happen every day and how to take advantage of them
  • How to use specific tools to track self-promotion topics so you're never at a loss for what to talk about