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SELF PROMOTION ESSENTIAL TO MAKE YOURSELF RELEVANT IN THE PINK SLIP ERA
There are any number of reasons why you should advertise the value you deliver to your unit and your company. But mastering the delicate art of selling yourself isn't easy. Overdo the self-promotion, and you can get a reputation as a grand stander. But duck the limelight, and you miss out on well-deserved plaudits.Following are some examples of managers who learned how to put themselves and their good work forward--without putting others off.
NETWORK THROUGH WORDS AND DEEDS
Build a network of appreciative associates and bosses, not just by communicating with them, but by taking on tasks for them and following through on projects with them. Effective networks are simply mutual obligations between people. Show your boss and others in decision-making positions that you can get things done through others. Show them you're connected.