Let’s go places in the Brag Basket

Basket Boat. Photo by Austronesian Expeditions on Flickr.

Jumping into the Brag Basket is a great way to go new places and meet new people. Photo (CC) by Austronesian Expeditions on Flickr.

The Brag Basket is open! This one is for January 24-26, 2014.

What can you do in the Brag Basket?

  • introduce yourself
  • share some great news from this week
  • congratulate a friend
  • applaud for each other

How do you join in?

  • Below this post is the comment section. Add your brag there.
  • If you read these by email, just reply to the email with your brag. I’ll add it to the comments.

Don’t like to brag? Just share some good news for yourself or a friend.

Do you have to be from a small town? Well, no, not really. Just don’t make it an ad. I delete the ads that people stick in here. If you talk more about the people involved than the things, you’ll be fine.

It’s a conversation with friends. So jump in. And remember to cheer for each other.

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About Becky McCray

Becky started Small Biz Survival in 2006 to share rural business and community building stories and ideas with other small town business people. She and her husband own a retail liquor store in Alva, Oklahoma, and a small cattle ranch nearby. Becky is an international speaker on small business.

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  1. Jennifer Navarrete says

    My name is Jennifer Navarrete and as of September 2013 I have been on a health, fitness, beauty quest to learn more about what that means to me. In my quest I have completed my first adventure triathlon, begun to understand the importance of nutritional supplements, seen improvements through chiropractic treatment and have a more youthful and rested looking face thanks to beauty treatments. Luckily, I am working with clients and partners in this quest and sharing my experiences on my blog.

    As a self-described “tomboy techie” the beauty part has been by far the most interesting piece to learn. I had no idea how quickly a few simple beauty treatments would improve the outer me.

    Now comes the brag part: This week I released my awake lipo consultation between me and my client, who has been providing me with the beauty services. The real reason for the brag is that in the video I remove my robe while the doctor examines me to talk about all the places where I have fat that could be removed through the awake lipo procedure.

    Having worked with the team for over 6 months, I know and trust them but was still so nervous when we recorded the consult. Having to post “all of me” in that way was nerve-wracking but, I did it. I am keeping my focus on what will soon be an “After” video. After all, you cannot have an “After” without a “Before” video. ;-)

  2. Erno Hannink says

    A great opportunity to brag about this :)
    I launched my next book this week – self published. First only released to my clients. It’s in Dutch and soon will be translated to English. The Dutch title is “Handboek Hyperspecialisatie – Meer klanten zonder te veranderen in een urenfabriek”

    Translated: “Handbook Hyperspecialization – More clients without turning into a ‘hour factory’???”
    What would be a good translation for “hour factory”? We use it for a lawyer, consultant or coach, working more hours for clients, makes you more money but it also gets boring.

    • says

      Erno, congratulations on your newest book. I hope it will be your most successful. I can’t think of a common phrase equivalent to “hour factory,” but maybe something like “chained to your desk”?