Let’s begin by looking at how you’re feeling about your accomplishments. Answer true or false to these statements:
I consider myself an accomplished person.
If asked today to state my proudest accomplishment, I can readily provide a detailed response.
If I lost my job today and had to update my resume, I could fill it with rich, results-driven accomplishments.
I know how to quantify many of my accomplishments.
I understand the best ways to frame my accomplishments so I can communicate them to best advantage.
I am comfortable talking about my accomplishments – in networking, interviews, and other oral situations.
I know what tools to use to brainstorm my accomplishments.
I regularly share my accomplishments with my boss.
I have a plan in place to regularly monitor, track, and self-report my accomplishments.
As I review my accomplishments, I set goals for the future.
If you had more “false” answers than “true” answers, you can expect to tip the balance the other way after reading this book.