Ready to dip your toe into graciously bragging? Or maybe expand your vocabulary with a few new terms or words such as bragologue, brag bites, and brag bag. Join us as we speak with one of America’s most sought-after communication and leadership experts, Peggy Klause. She is the author of 2 best-selling books, BRAG! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It and The Hard Truth About Soft Skills: Workplace Lessons Smart People Wish They’d Learned Sooner. Peggy has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, HBR, and O Magazine.
Peggy takes us on a journey from aspiring to be a lawyer, to a producer in Hollywood, the work she does so passionately today. As she shares with me in the podcast you can’t make it in Hollywood or anywhere else for that matter without learning to toot your own horn and doing it graciously. We dive into the myths of bragging, and why so many of us suffer from imposter syndrome, why looking out for #1 is imperative and how to ensure you are able to create a punchy and interesting brag to promote yourself. This is an art and especially as women we must learn to high light our accomplishments, and also how to plant those seeds consistently with others around you. We also address how you can do that virtually and getting comfortable shifting the story. So many wonderful lessons and tips to take in.
If you find this to be an interesting episode please do take time to leave us a review and share with someone in your life that could use some extra support finding their brag story. We mention 2 additional tools to use at the end of the podcast, be sure to check those out as well at: PeggyKlaus.com or Wilempowered.com. And if you are interested in learning more about your leadership take our free quiz, here at www.wilempowered.com/quiz.