Let’s face it: Even if you’ve never worked a day in Sales, you’re still a salesperson. What exactly are you selling? Your skills. Honey Bunny, if you haven’t figured out it out by now, the “productivity preceeds promotion -- bury your head in work and they will recognize your contribution” method of career development DOES NOT WORK. Most of the time, the higher ups have no real clue about everything you do on a daily basis and what exactly goes into putting out the fires that you douse on the regular.
That being said, it is of the utmost importance that you are able to communicate your value to the world at large. You can be the most capable, most talented, best suited for the job, but that means nothing if no one else knows that.
How do I talk about myself, LaTisha? I have such a hard time with this.
Don’t worry, boo. I got you. You’re going to Sasha Fierce yourself.Read More