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The Politics of Promotion: How High-Achieving Women Get Ahead and Stay Ahead by Bonnie Marcus

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2The MirrorYour Tool for Savvy Self-Promotion

A few months ago, I received a phone call from Susan, who was looking for a coach to help her find a job. She had been out of work for 18 months to have a baby and was ready to rejoin the workforce. She wanted some help with interviewing and promoting herself for employment. I said, “Fabulous! I am certain I can help you!” and asked her what she did. There was no response. In fact, there was such a long silence that I actually thought we were disconnected.

Finally, she spoke and said, “This is my problem! I can't talk about myself at all. I can't articulate what I do, let alone tell someone why they should hire me.”

Wow! I thought. She has no idea what value she has to offer an organization. She ...

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