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‘Brag Better’ shows how to believe in your hype and sound off your successes

Bragging has gotten a bad rap over the years, but self-advocacy may be the key to getting ahead in your career and life.



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Muhammad Ali once said, “It’s not bragging if you can back it up.”

But, for many folks, boasting about their accomplishments is an awkward experience. The introvert in us can beg us to tamp it down lest we become the obnoxious company no one can stand to be around.

But what if bragging- and some hard work- is the cornerstone to success and can change how we see ourselves?

Meredith Fineman, communications and personal brand expert, is the author of Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion.

Could the secret to success lie in an email? We explore how to sing your praises without sounding off-key and how to use bragging to be a better ally.


Meredith Fineman

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