Whether it is through our parents, our education, our bosses, our colleagues, or the media we consume, we are constantly told that being humble is essential to our professional success. It's often seen as distasteful or arrogant to shout about our achievements. But in a modern workplace, where the conventional, steady, linear career path is becoming rarer and rarer, this advice seems ever-more obsolete. In the age of flexible working and portfolio careers, it's time to f*ck being humble.
With simple exercises, steps and real-life examples, this is a resource for your bedside table that you can come back to again and again, at any point in your career. Learn how to:
Know what you stand for
Stop hiding (even when you don't realise you are)
Fully realise the power of networking
Know your self-worth
Play the money game and win
Manage your emotions at work
Take action and establish the right time to make the leap
Keep the momentum you've generated going and maintain that elusive work-life balance
Get ready to start taking charge of your own success.