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The confidence code : the science and art of self-assurance--what women should know /

by Kay, Katty; Shipman, Claire.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]Edition: First edition.Description: xxi, 232 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780062230621; 006223062X.Subject(s): Self-esteem in women | Women -- Psychology | Success in business -- Psychological aspects | Self-confidence | Self-help publications
Contents:
It's not enough to be good -- Do more, think less -- Wired for confidence -- "Dumb ugly bitches" and other reasons women have less confidence -- The new nurture -- Failing fast and other confidence-boosting habits -- Now, pass it on -- The science and the art
Summary: "Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In The Confidence Code, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key reason is confidence. Combining cutting-edge research in genetics, gender, behavior, and cognition--with examples from their own lives and those of other successful women in politics, media, and business--Kay and Shipman go beyond admonishing women to "lean in."Instead, they offer the inspiration and practical advice women need to close the gap and achieve the careers they want and deserve" -- List(s) this item appears in: Gender - Women
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-232)

It's not enough to be good -- Do more, think less -- Wired for confidence -- "Dumb ugly bitches" and other reasons women have less confidence -- The new nurture -- Failing fast and other confidence-boosting habits -- Now, pass it on -- The science and the art

"Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In The Confidence Code, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key reason is confidence. Combining cutting-edge research in genetics, gender, behavior, and cognition--with examples from their own lives and those of other successful women in politics, media, and business--Kay and Shipman go beyond admonishing women to "lean in."Instead, they offer the inspiration and practical advice women need to close the gap and achieve the careers they want and deserve" --

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