The confidence myth: Why Women Undervalue Their Skills, and How to Get Over It

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subject_facet Confidence, Executive ability, Success in business, Women -- Psychology, Women -- Vocational guidance
table_of_contents Transform fear by stepping up -- Lead with presence -- Win with honest feedback -- Create power parameters -- Stand out and attract sponsors -- Trust your inner compass.
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title The confidence myth : Why Women Undervalue Their Skills, and How to Get Over It
title_display The confidence myth : why women undervalue their skills and how to get over it
title_full The Confidence Myth Why Women Undervalue Their Skills, and How to Get Over It, The confidence myth : why women undervalue their skills and how to get over it / Helene Lerner
title_short The confidence myth :
title_sort confidence myth why women undervalue their skills and how to get over it
title_sub Why Women Undervalue Their Skills, and How to Get Over It
topic Business, Confidence, Economics, Executive ability, Nonfiction, Success in business, Women Psychology, Women Vocational guidance, Women's Studies
topic_facet Business, Confidence, Economics, Executive ability, Nonfiction, Psychology, Success in business, Vocational guidance, Women, Women's Studies