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Brag at work without sounding like a jerk

By Rachel Feintzeig

30 Jan 2023 · 4 min read

Humility is a characteristic favored by society. Could it be holding you back at work? The Wall Street Journal suggests that acknowledging your achievements can help to propel your career forward.

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Nobody likes a braggart. But what if your inability to thump your chest, even just a little, is holding you back?

Talking yourself up can make your boss and team look good, make clear what you actually do all day, and maybe prompt someone to put you up for that promotion.

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