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The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance — What Women Should Know

Key insights from Katty Kay and Claire Shipman's

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance — What Women Should Know


Key insights from Katty Kay and Claire Shipman's

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance — What Women Should Know

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Learn to be more confident without acting like a jerk.

Why is there a confidence gap between men and women? The authors of "The Confidence Code" went on a quest to find out, by talking to women who excelled in sports, business, and politics. They interviewed academics who studied behavior and genetics. The results surprised them and pointed to a path, which you’ll find in this Snapshot, that all women can follow to become authentically confident.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Worry less and do more
  • Become more confident in a way that feels authentic
  • Raise confident daughters
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Introduction

Why do women sometimes lack the confidence to even try to reach their goals? Why do so many high-achieving women doubt they deserve their success? How come so many women hold themselves back? Authors Katty Kay and Claire Shipman crisscrossed the country seeking answers. This is what they found:

Working hard is not enough. Success depends more on confidence than competence.

Do more and think less. Women tend to worry and ruminate, but taking action is the key to developing confidence.

Confidence is partly hard-wired. Genes influence confidence levels, but you can rewire your...

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