This recent article from inc.com lists ten ways you should not describe yourself, and the reasons why… and they’re spot on!

Basically, any of the words that would be in a reference about you such as, “motivated”, “diligent”, “creative” – YOU should stay away from. Instead, you should prove your awesomeness through your skills, knowledge and expertise, whether it’s by demonstration or using a past project as an example.  Humility goes a long way.


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