Mini-Series: Part 4 Get What You Want At Work by ADVOCATING FOR YOURSELF

Today's final Mini-Series: Get What You Want At Work by ADVOCATING FOR YOURSELF.

Self-advocacy is one of the most important skills you should be utilizing. It's also a challenging skill to practice.

Why is advocating for yourself important?

1. Your supervisor and coworkers can't read your mind. This means you have to let them know when you have a great idea, or when you aren't getting the kind of professional development you desire. Most people will assume everything is okay unless you let them know otherwise.