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Confidence : overcoming low self-esteem, insecurity, and self-doubt

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Kirtland Community College Library BF 575 .S39 C43 2013 30775305471675 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781594631269 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1594631263 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: print
    ix, 258 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Hudson Street Press, 2013.

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General Note:
"First published by Hudson Street Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA), 2013"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-249) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Confidence Ain't Competence: -- Difference between feeling and being able -- Me, me, me (the narcissistic society) -- Wanting versus needing confidence (and Coke) -- Higher confidence does not cause competence -- Most confident people are deluded -- Ignorance ain't bliss -- Perils of chasing confidence -- Confidence-competence cycle -- Why feeling down can be a good thing -- Confidence-competence grid -- Taking Advantage Of Low Confidence: -- You can benefit from insecurities -- Low confidence protects you -- Low confidence helps you improve -- Being other focused -- Successful people are rarely themselves -- If you fake it you'll make it -- Reputation Is King: -- If character is destiny, reputation is fate -- Others value humility, not confidence -- Everyone's a psychologist -- Do others know what we are like? Do we? -- Why you should care about others' perceptions of you -- Self-knowledge matters more than self-belief -- Successful Career: -- What top performers do better -- Debunking career myths (confidence, talent, and arrogance) -- Three things top performers do better -- How to boost your career confidence (even though you don't have to) -- Social Confidence And People Skills: -- How to master interpersonal relations -- Social confidence as presentational strategy -- Toxicity of high social confidence -- Adaptive side of lower social confidence -- How to use your low social confidence to enhance your social competence -- Early childhood experiences determine your social confidence (and that's ok) -- Turning your low social confidence into high social competence -- Loving Relationship: -- How to boost your dating confidence -- Dating confidence is not dating competence -- Four ways to succeed in romantic relationships -- There's a time to fake dating confidence -- Healthier Life: -- Your well-being is in your hands -- Unhealthy side of high confidence -- Healthy side of lower confidence -- Low confidence extends life --- Earning confidence (through well-being) -- Easier Said Than Done?: -- All you need is a bit of willpower (and low confidence) -- Embracing low confidence -- Success is the best medicine for your insecurities -- More competent you -- More competent, less confident world -- Final thoughts -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.
Summary, etc.: "World-renowned personality expert reveals the truth about something we all want more of-confidence Millions of people are plagued by low self-confidence. But in Confidence, personality expert Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic shows us that high confidence makes us less likeable, less employable, and less successful in the long run. He reveals the benefits of low confidence (including being more motivated and self-aware), teaches us how to know when to fake it, get ahead at work, improve our social skills, feel better emotionally and physically, and much more. With this engaging, practical study of our minds and emotions, we can become more capable in every facet of life. Based on decades of research, including the author's own groundbreaking work, and filled with fascinating anecdotal evidence, this will appeal to readers of The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal and Succeed by Heidi Grant Halvorson. Confidence will shatter every myth you've ever believed about self-confidence and its effects on us-ranging from the very personal to the global level"--
Subject: Self-confidence
Self-esteem
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