The Confidence Effect: Every Woman's Guide to the Attitude That Attracts Success, 1st Edition

  • Grace Killelea
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  • ISBN-10: 0814436420
  • ISBN-13: 9780814436424
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Every day, talented, hardworking women are passed over for promotions. While it’s easy to blame a corporate culture that favors men, seasoned executive Grace Killelea identifies another culprit: a surprising disparity in confidence. Men are prone to overestimate their abilities, while women too often sell themselves short.

This guide helps women speak out, take risks, and assume leadership positions with assurance. The book moves beyond research and statistics to focus on what’s really important: how women can become more confident, one step at a time. Practical strategies show how to turn job competency into the kind of authentic confidence that gets noticed. With this powerful new book, women everywhere will find the confidence they need to step off the sidelines onto the playing field—and claim the success they deserve.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Introduction: Moving from Competence to Confidence.
1: This Is Not Your Mother’s Networking.
2: Delegation: Working Harder Isn’t the Answer.
3: The Keys to Executive Presence.
4: Coaching—and Being Coached.
5: Building Your IPO (Information, Power, and Opportunity).
6: Seize Opportunities with Courageous Leadership.
7: Recognizing Your Own Abilities.
8: Building Your Personal Brand.
9: Reputation Management.
10: From Tactics to Strategy.
11: Using Data to Your Advantage.
12: The Power of Accountability.
13: The Politics of Progress.
14: Being a Change Agent.
15: Competence, Confidence, and the Emotional Quotient.
16: Learning to Bounce.
17: The Importance of Stamina.
18: Taking Control of Your Career.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.