1. Take the time to list all your achievements and qualifications.
  2. Examine how you feel when talking about your assets.

Do you feel uncomfortable or tense?

  • Embarrassed?
  1. What message are you actually giving yourself?
  • Do you wonder if people think you brag?
  • Are you worried about your lack of performance?
  1. Identify your irrational beliefs. For example:
  • People should automatically see my achievements.
  • I would not stand that people think I brag.
  • I’m not good enough for this job.
  • Any other irrational belief that you hear you say to yourself.
  1. Challenge would, must and requirements for comfort and approval.
  • Why is it awful to remind people of my worth?
  • Why can I not stand that people think I brag, if it helps my career?
  1. Replace your irrational beliefs with more rational ideas.
  • It is useful to find ways to show my value to the organization even if others do not like it.
  • If I do not believe in myself, then who would?
  1. Develop a detailed plan to make key people aware of your accomplishments.
  • Inform people orally or in writing when you have completed an important assignment or project.
  • Report your successes in the company’s newsletter or intranet.
  1. Do not get discouraged or discouraged if others laugh at your efforts.
  2. Stay focused – your goal is to become known as a valuable employee.
  3. Take it easy and be persistent – success is a long-term project, not an immediate need.

 

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