5 Ways To Self-Promote With Grace As A Woman Professional

By |August 28th, 2017|Leadership, Leadership Development, Personal Branding, Promotion|

5 Ways To Self-Promote With Grace As A Woman Professional By Eryka T Johnson   Wish you could self-promote in the workplace with ways that feel natural to you as a woman? Most women professionals may find it difficult to share their accomplishments out of fear that you may sound too direct or perceived as too aggressive. In last week’s article Why Most Women Professionals Fail To Land The Promotion They Deserve, we explored several challenges holding women professionals back. As we continue our focus this month on getting promoted, let’s discuss 5 ways to self-promote with grace as a [...]

Why Most Women Professionals Fail To Land the Promotion They Deserve

By |August 20th, 2017|Career Opportunities, Career Success, Leadership, Leadership Development, Personal Branding, Promotion|

Why Most Women Professionals Fail To Land the Promotion They Deserve By Eryka T Johnson   Growing up corporate in the oil & gas industry for the past 17 years which tends to be male-dominated, I’ve had to work extremely hard to prove myself over and over in order to secure any growth opportunities that not only showcased my value but provided a direct route to the organization’s bottom line. Although hard work is important, this article is not focused on the work. Rather, it’s more about how women professionals can be more strategic with their work and career progression.  [...]

Why You Must Self-Promote In The Workplace

By |August 15th, 2017|Career Opportunities, Leadership, Leadership Development, Personal Branding, Promotion|

Why You Must Self-Promote In The Workplace By Eryka T. Johnson To self-promote means to communicate your value to an organization - the results you consistently deliver and your ability to navigate difficult processes. Showing that you can overcome obstacles and develop creative solutions are perfect to self-promote to the organization. Also, sharing your accomplishments like landing a new client, reaching a milestone on time, and managing to bring a project in under budget are all noteworthy. It’s important to sing your praises and set yourself apart from others. Leaders stand out in a crowd of sameness. You must position [...]