It is easy to forget our achievements and fall into the trap of false modesty. Bad habits can develop like saying phrases like ‘it was nothing’ or ‘I got lucky’ when thanked for something done well. Instead, receive merited praise as if it is a gift: just say ‘thank you’ in return. Ensuring everyone on the team gets fair credit includes you. Hoping that hard work and sheer effort will get you noticed is rarely enough. The only person you can rely upon to be your best advocate is you, and if you don’t value yourself, why should anyone else? This video sets out some tips to help you make your strengths, capabilities and achievements known to others.