If you walk into every room like Muhammad Ali, declaring, “I am the greatest!” people are probably going to get sick of you. Catherine Lovering explains for Chron how to sell yourself while remaining quasi-humble. Begin by focusing on your performance, thinking about the areas in which you can really excel and get yourself noticed. Second, develop relationships across the business, promoting what you do and why your work is important to business success. In turn, promote others as well to show you are a team player. And when complimented, just accept the compliment wholeheartedly and reiterate that you look forward to accomplishing more good work. Lastly, keep track of your successes over time, and be ready to share this timeline of greatness when the time comes for a performance review.
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