Why Is Self-Promotion So Hard For Women?
We know, we know: self-promotion can be daunting, annoying, and even terrifying. As much as you’d like to flaunt your educational and career background– in person, or even on LinkedIn– you may have a much stronger desire to avoid being seen as precocious, egocentric, or self-absorbed. Excessive self-promotion isn’t considered admirable; and it has a negative effect twice over– it looks crass, and it discourages women who really should be talking about their accomplishments from doing so. It can be really difficult to digest the fact that self-promotion is an invaluable tactic to move up in one’s career. Read the complete ForbesWoman blog post by Laura Donovan, staff writer/editor at The Levo.