Don’t Sell Yourself Short When Telling Your Story
Being self-effacing doesn't help your own narrative.
I think it’s bad form to make jokes at other people’s expense. Truly, the words, “Oh, I am only kidding!” get from me one response and one response only: “No, you are not. You are saying what you mean and passing it off as a joke so that you don’t have to feel bad about what you said but I do.”