CTG-1: What Your Boss Won't Tell You: How to Sell Yourself and Your Ideas

Organization: CareerShorts.com

Created by: CareerShorts.com Instructor


Length: 45 minutes

After completing two masters' degrees, Kelly started working as a consultant at a leading professional services firm in New York. She consistently exceeded expectations and turned around a troubled account by helping the customer uncover $4 million in lost revenue. She was confident that her first annual performance review would be outstanding. The result? She was among the bottom 50 percentile.

 Fast forward, it was 5 years later. Kelly transferred back to New York and she had to prove herself again. She worked hard and quadrupled client service revenue in a year. But this time, instead of receiving a mediocre review, Kelly was selected for the company's first leadership development program for high-performing managers. What happened?

In this how to sell yourself and your ideas CareerShorts, we will share with you the rest of this story as well as many others, you will learn:

  • What self-promotion is and what it can give you
  • Five self-marketing tips that will sell you and your ideas
  • Counterproductive cultural inclinations that will limit your success

Coach: Kelly Ke, Founder Business Communication Coaching Group (BCCG) Prior to founding BCCG, Ms. Ke spent 10 years advising US Fortune 500 companies on strategy, operations, and technology issues as a senior advisor at Deloitte New York Office. She has also published and spoken frequently on the topic of service globalization and cross-cultural management issues. Born and raised in Beijing, China, Ms. Ke has a Master in Materials Science from University of Southern California and an MBA from University of Utah.



This class is beneficial to anyone, from recent college graduates to veteran professionals who are looking to learn or to polish the skills they need to market and promote themselves and their ideas.

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