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  • 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

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.


This book is for professional women seeking promotion within their current organization. Additional audiences include professional women seeking career advancement outside their current organization, those considering a career change, or those embarking on the quest for their first job and who are looking for advice on how to position themselves for rapid advancement.

Page Count 170
Course Length 5 hours 6 minutes
ISBN 9781783000487
Date Of Publication 6 Sep 2015


Lauren M. Hug

Lauren M. Hug, founder of HugSpeak Coaching & Consulting, has helped people present themselves and their ideas for 20 years. For the past decade, she has applied analytical and communication skills to market research, presentation, and, increasingly, social media needs of both businesses and individuals. Applying the same branding and communication principles she uses in corporate consulting, Lauren trains job seekers and students to leverage the power of presentation skills and social media to take control of their professional identities. Lauren is an attorney and certified mediator whose academic credentials include an LL.M. with merit from the University of London, a J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, and a Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Texas. She is the author of The Manager's Guide to Presentations, Impackt Publishing. You can connect with her on Twitter.

Andrew H. Hug

Andrew H. Hug, founder of The Hug Law Firm, is a skilled negotiator with a proven track record of achieving desired results. As a criminal defense attorney and former
assistant district attorney for Dallas County, Andrew has negotiated favorable outcomes in hundreds of cases as well as tried dozens of cases in front of juries. His ability
to read people, present compelling cases, and strategically respond to adverse scenarios are key to his success. In addition to his legal experience, Andrew works as a
strategist and consultant, training business professionals in negotiation tactics and guiding clients through challenging negotiations. Andrew holds an LL.M. in International
Tax from the University of London, a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, and a Bachelors of Business Administration with honors from the prestigious McCombs
School of Business at the University of Texas. You can connect with him on Twitter.