by Joel Garfinkle

Do you want to make your strengths more widely known, but worry about being seen as a braggart? You’re not alone—that’s a common fear among employees in most workplaces. Many people feel their coworkers and company leadership don’t know about their core strengths, yet they’re afraid to speak up about them, lest others perceive them as boasting.

Bragging about yourself doesn’t only show others what you can do (when done tactfully). Bragging at work can also convince you that you’re capable of tackling more challenging tasks and projects.