In this episode of Lead(H)er Talks, Rev Dr Shannon E Karafanda and Coach Elaine Robinson Beattie discuss the difference between bragging and self-promotion.
They talk about how to ensure that self-promotion is done in an authentic and meaningful way.
They also offer insights on how to make sure that you are seen as a leader, without bragging about your accomplishments.
Bragging vs self-promotion
- Make sure it’s true
- Know yourself – what is your intention, how are you wired, what are your strengths, weaknesses
- Promote others – this increases your brand identity and never never never put others down; you can disagree with an idea but don’t negate a person; they are created and beloved by God!
- Receive compliments
- Keep learning
- Tell stories. This involves others and allows the hearer/reader to see themself in the narrative instead of spotlighting you
Tune in for tips and strategies on how to use self-promotion without feeling like you’re puffing yourself up!