How to put yourself in the spotlight without being a show-off

Posted: January 8, 2016 in Advice, Career, Daily Inspiration, Inspiration, Inspirational, Job, Leadership, Mentor, Motivation, Motivational, Public Speaking, Time, Words Of Wisdom
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Promote yourself, but don’t overdo it.
Even if you are the smartest person in the room, and the smartest by a lot, you don’t need to show it. For when you strut your own stuff, you appear to be very obnoxious.
So in order to show that you are smart and capable without being a show-off, follow these tips.

1. Pace yourself
If people seem engaged with what you are saying, keep talking. But when the discussions hit a stall point, don’t go out of your way to spew random facts that show off your talents. If they are intrigued, they will continue to fuel the conversation, wanting you to speak.

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Credit: Ziglar Vault

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