Catching up on the “to read/watch/listen” heap lurking at the bottom of my inbox, I came across a link to an article by Jeff Haden on “The perfect way to introduce yourself (in any setting)“. (This was shared by Kim Dority in the LIS Career Options LinkedIn group back at the end of July – thanks Kim!) I’m delighted that I did finally read it, as the last few sentences really resonated with me:
When you introduce yourself, be who you are. Embrace the moment and the setting for what it says about you in that setting and not in comparison with titles or accomplishments.
Just be yourself: skills and triumphs and struggles and failures and all.
Always trust that who you are is more than enough.
Because it always is. Continue reading