Month: July 2013

10 Ways You Should Never Describe Yourself

Today our guest blogger is Jeff Haden. Jeff is a columnist for CBSMoneyWatch.com and Inc.com.  He has written more than 30 non-fiction books, including four Business and Investing titles that reached #1 on Amazon’s bestseller list.  Jeff learned much of what he knows about business from managing a 250-employee book manufacturing plant. Everything else he picked up from ghostwriting books for some of the smartest CEOs and leaders in business.  Follow him on Twitter at @Jeff_Haden.

When other people use these words to describe your talents, it’s OK. When you do it, you just sound like a pompous jerk.

Picture this: You meet someone new. “What do you do?” he asks. Read More