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Nancy Ancowitz

Nancy Ancowitz is a business communication coach and author of Self-Promotion for Introverts®, a Publisher's Weekly "Best Book" selection. She helps clients - introverts and extroverts alike - with vital career-building and leadership skills: influencing audiences in front of a room as well as one on one. Nancy is a thinking partner and stalwart supporter for these clients, who range from CEOs to emerging leaders in the business and creative worlds. They entrust Nancy with helping them prepare for their most important presentations, job interviews, and other business meetings. Nancy's background includes 12 years on Wall Street where she was recognized for running successful marketing programs for a multibillion-dollar business as a vice president at JP Morgan Chase & Co.; prior to that, at Citibank, she received an outstanding achievement award for her innovations in creating marketing proposals for international clients.

A blogger for Psychology Today and Salary.com, her media coverage also includes New York Times, the Wall Street Journal online, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, WABC-TV, 1010 WINS radio, and CIO, Entrepreneur, and Woman’s Day magazines. For more about Nancy, visit her website at www.nancyancowitz.com and her blog at www.selfpromotionforintroverts.com.

Articles By Nancy Ancowitz

  • How Your Bedtime Is Affecting Your Job Performance

    Society stigmatizes people who are different -- not just the well-recognized differences like skin color, religious beliefs, and sexual orientation. The stigmas are also against people of a quieter nature, heavy people (especially women!), … Read more...

  • An Introvert's Guide to Dressing for Success

    Some people -- especially introverts -- think it’s a waste of time to worry about their appearance. Yet we can’t really see ourselves -- and every day we’re subject to snap judgments just based on how we look. Read more...

  • Social Media: Welcome to Hotel California

    You may enjoy contributing to communities like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, where you can expand your network, share information, and raise your visibility. Or maybe it’s a love-hate thing -- with the ever-increasing options, the need … Read more...

  • Public Speaking for Introverts: Jonesing for the Zone

    While an extrovert might blast out onstage after schmoozing all day, get a further charge from all the people in her audience, and then give a speech worthy of the Academy, that combination of activities could deplete an introvert, making … Read more...

  • Listen Your Way Up the Ladder

    We all want to be heard, but a surprising number of people only half-listen. If you spend more time listening than talking, use your listening skills to your advantage in job interviews, negotiations, networking, business meetings, and when … Read more...