Rather than blurting out self-aggrandizing claims relevant to nothing, effective self-promoters work within the flow of the discussion and offer useful information. And they clothe their self-promotion in anecdotes, enthusiastically told stories in which they happen to have played a leading role.
Telling your story, you have to be as excited as if talking about your child or a favorite niece” . “We need to talk about ourselves with the same passion with which we talk about others we care about. That doesn’t usually happen.”
Stay on someone’s radar through e-mail, voice messages, and the occasional phone call.”When contact is infrequent,” people tend to think the worst about you or, even worse, think nothing about you at all.