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Self-Promotion for Introverts

In today’s tough economy and ruthlessly competitive job market, nobody can afford to go unnoticed. Too often, introverts get passed over while their chattier although not necessarily more gifted colleagues get the jobs and the promotions. But it doesn’t have to be that way, according to business communication coach Nancy Ancowitz, author of Self-Promotion for Introverts (McGraw-Hill).

Nancy shared from our Free Career Development Webinar Series her practical advice on how to use this as a strength “Currently winning our race for most intriguing book title of 2009 is the oxymoronic ‘Self-Promotion for Introverts’ by Nancy Ancowitz (McGraw Hill). The ‘how to’ book is filled with tips (rehearse is a favorite). The author’s tone is supportive and she does not argue that introverts should become live wires. But what else would you expect from a book whose subtitle is ‘the quiet guide to getting ahead’? The New York Times book review.