Self-Confidence

Self-Confidence : The Remarkable Truth of How a Small Change Can Boost Your Resilience and Increase Your Success

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The special Tenth Anniversary Edition of the classic, bestselling guide to increasing self-confidence and boosting personal and professional success

Confidence is profoundly important to virtually every aspect of our lives - it's the main ingredient for handling anything thrown at us. Whether in our school or business careers, personal relationships or the way in which we present ourselves to the world, confidence is often the deciding factor between success or failure. But how does one increase self-confidence? Sunday Times best sellingAuthor Paul McGee has helped thousands of people answer this very question with his bestselling book Self-Confidence. Blending Paul's humour and wit with expert insights and practical advice, this beloved resource remains the essential guide to increasing self-confidence and boosting success. Paul shows you how increasing your confidence by even a small amount can lead to dramatic positive changes in your life.

Celebrating its tenth year in publication, this new Anniversary Edition has been extensively updated to addresses current "hot topics" and trends for improving confidence and driving personal and professional success. Paul offers new guidance on strengthening resilience, promoting well-being, enhancing mental health and much more. Along the way, Paul shares honest and very personal stories from his own life to highlight important lessons and reinforce your confidence-building process. This must-have guide will help you:



Understand how making small changes will yield enormous results
Manage self-doubt and overcome anxiety
Discover who or what crushed your confidence and meet them head-on
Refuse to let setbacks sap your confidence by turning them into motivation to forge ahead
Step away from your comfort zone and achieve what you always wanted, but lacked the confidence to pursue

The special edition of Self-Confidence provides everything you need to start on the path to increased confidence, resilience and success. You will be astonished by what you can accomplish when you have the confidence to try.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 143 x 215 x 17mm | 402g
  • Capstone Publishing Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 10th Anniversary Edition
  • 0857088351
  • 9780857088352
  • 22,446

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"This book is so crucial in helping people to achieve success in life. Read it, digest it and do what it says!"
--Sir Clive Woodward, OBE, coach of the 2003 England Rugby Union World Cup winning team



The tenth anniversary edition of the classic guide to increasing self-confidence and boosting success.



You already know that confidence can make the difference between success and failure. So how can you increase your self-confidence?



Learn how making a small change can lead to great success.



With guidance from Sunday Times bestselling author and performance coach Paul McGee, you will learn how to strengthen your resilience, improve your wellbeing, manage self-doubt and much more. Showing you how increasing your confidence by even a small amount can lead to dramatic positive changes in your life, Self-Confidence will help you:

Push your personal and professional success to the highest level Enhance your mental health and manage anxiety and stress Transform setbacks into opportunities to increase your confidence and move forward Discover why you lost your confidence - and how to reclaim it Gain the confidence to achieve what you've always wanted

Helping countless people reach their goals for a decade, this special edition of Self-Confidence is your invaluable guide to confidence, resilience and success.
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Table of contents

Preface ix


About the Author xvii


Introduction 1


Section One: The Stuff You Need to Know 9


1 Why Self-Confidence is the X-Factor for Life 11


2 Taking the "Con" Out of Confidence 29


3 Who Shaped Your Confidence? Your Upbringing 47


4 Who Shaped Your Confidence? Other Influences 73


Section Two: The Stuff that Will Really Help 93


5 You'll Get By with a Little Help from Your Friends 95


6 How to Be Your Own Best Mate 119


7 How to Shine When Your Neck's on the Line 147


8 Here's How to Ramp Up Your Resilience 193


9 How to Handle Conflict Confidently 219


10 Have You Got the Confidence to go M.A.D.? 245


11 A Little Extra to Take You Further 263


How It Worked for Me 275


Other Books By Paul McGee 283


Want Paul to Speak for Your Organization? 291


Index 293
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About Paul McGee

Paul McGee is Capstone's bestselling franchise author of all time. He is the author of S.U.M.O (Shut Up and Move On, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2015, How Not to Worry, How to Succeed with People, Self-Confidence, & How to Have a Great Life.
Paul is an international keynote speaker and performance coach, and managing director of his own training company and proud creator of SUMO (Shut Up & Move On). He integrates all of his titles into his speaking and teaching in approximately 40 countries and has expanded the S.U.M.O brand into the public, private and education sectors.
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