What would you do if you earned a promotion? What if you got a book published or landed a speaking gig? Many would stay mum about their successes out of fear of sounding arrogant or self-centered. As communication expert and author Alexandra Franzen notes, however, most people like good news and you should share. Her quick read walks you through the basics of how to balance celebrating career victories while staying gracious. getAbstract recommends Franzen’s heartening advice to everyone who has hesitated to toot their own horn.
In this summary, you will learn
- How people often downplay their accomplishments – and why they should stop,
- How to speak effectively about successes without being obnoxious,
- What communication strategies can put conversation partners in your corner.
About the Author
Alexandra Franzen is an author and communication expert who’s been featured in Forbes, HuffPost and Fast Company.