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F*ck Being Humble: Why self-promotion isn't a dirty word [9781787135130]

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Whether it is through our parents, our education, our bosses, our colleagues, or the media we consume, we are constantly told that being humble is essential to our professional success. It's often seen as distasteful or arrogant to shout about our achievements. But in a modern workplace, where the conventional, steady, linear career path is becoming rarer and rarer, this advice seems ever-more obsolete. In the age of flexible working and portfolio careers, it's time to f*ck being humble.

With simple exercises, steps and real-life examples, this is a resource for your bedside table that you can come back to again and again, at any point in your career. Learn how to:

  • Know what you stand for
  • Stop hiding (even when you don't realise you are)
  • Fully realise the power of networking
  • Know your self-worth
  • Play the money game and win
  • Manage your emotions at work
  • Take action and establish the right time to make the leap
  • Keep the momentum you've generated going and maintain that elusive work-life balance

Ready? It's time to f*ck being humble and start taking charge of your own success.


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AUTHOR: An advertising Account Director and the founder of F*ck Being Humble website and consultancy, Stefanie Sword-Williams has refined her method of imparting self-worth and self-promotion skils over six years of giving talks at industry panels and events. She has been commissioned by Google, Warner Music, Unilever, Bumble, and Debut events to run employee engagement workshops. She has recently been named as one The Dots's Creative Trailblazers , identified as one of the 100 women redefining the creative industries.

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