The Professional Woman's Guide to Getting Promoted

Take bold steps towards success and become a confident leader who inspires others using this forward-thinking handbook for the challenges of modern business life

The Professional Woman's Guide to Getting Promoted

Lauren M. Hug, Andrew H. Hug

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Take bold steps towards success and become a confident leader who inspires others using this forward-thinking handbook for the challenges of modern business life
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ISBN 139781783000487
Paperback170 pages

Book Description

With insights drawn from experience by Lauren M. Hug, a professional woman, and straight-talk from Andrew H. Hug, a professional man, this one-of-a-kind book shows you how to develop key skills and craft strategic relationships that elevate your value in the business world.

Featuring worksheets, charts, exercises, and sample conversations, this unique book will help you create your personal career strategy and take customized steps towards advancement and success.

You'll learn how to communicate and demonstrate your workplace worth effectively, making your promotion not only likely—but vital to your organization.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Are You Promotable?
Why haven't you been promoted?
Are you qualified?
Promotable qualities
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 2: Be Promotable
Be informed
Be proactive
Be professional
Your "path to promotion" plan
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 3: Promote Yourself
Enlist others
Praise others
Communicate your promotability
The self-promotion plan
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 4: Win Over Decision-makers
Identify decision-makers
Understand decision-makers
Connect with decision-makers
Incentivize decision-makers
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 5: Ask for the Promotion
Why should you ask for a promotion?
What is there to fear?
When to ask for a promotion
How to ask for a promotion
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 6: Where Do You Go from "No"?
What kind of "no"?
Take stock
Take action
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 7: Where Do You Go from "Yes"?
The game of negotiation
The rules of negotiation
Negotiation practice
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 8: Negotiate the Terms of Your Promotion
Do your homework
Know your priorities
Negotiate strategically
Follow up
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 9: You Deserve This!
See how far you've come
Look at all you have to offer
Affirm yourself
A professional man's perspective
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Develop a plan to make yourself more promotable
  • Build relationships and communicate your value and capabilities to those around you
  • Win over key decision-makers and get them invested in your professional success
  • Confidently present a compelling case for your promotion
  • Respond professionally and proactively when passed over for promotion
  • Boldly negotiate the terms of your new position when you get promoted

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Are You Promotable?
Why haven't you been promoted?
Are you qualified?
Promotable qualities
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 2: Be Promotable
Be informed
Be proactive
Be professional
Your "path to promotion" plan
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 3: Promote Yourself
Enlist others
Praise others
Communicate your promotability
The self-promotion plan
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 4: Win Over Decision-makers
Identify decision-makers
Understand decision-makers
Connect with decision-makers
Incentivize decision-makers
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 5: Ask for the Promotion
Why should you ask for a promotion?
What is there to fear?
When to ask for a promotion
How to ask for a promotion
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 6: Where Do You Go from "No"?
What kind of "no"?
Take stock
Take action
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 7: Where Do You Go from "Yes"?
The game of negotiation
The rules of negotiation
Negotiation practice
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 8: Negotiate the Terms of Your Promotion
Do your homework
Know your priorities
Negotiate strategically
Follow up
A professional man's perspective
Summary
Chapter 9: You Deserve This!
See how far you've come
Look at all you have to offer
Affirm yourself
A professional man's perspective
Summary

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ISBN 139781783000487
Paperback170 pages
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