Book Description

Become more confident at work.

You need confidence to inspire trust, communicate effectively, and succeed in your organization. But self-doubt and nerves can undermine your ability to act decisively and persuade others. What can you do to push past these insecurities?

This book explains how you can use emotional intelligence to become more confident at work. You'll learn how to correct what is holding you back, how to overcome imposter syndrome, and when feeling too self-assured can actually backfire.

This volume includes the work of:

  • Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
  • Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  • Amy Jen Su
  • Peter Bregman
How to be human at work. The HBR Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in the series offers proven research showing how our emotions impact our work lives, practical advice for managing difficult people and situations, and inspiring essays on what it means to tend to our emotional well-being at work. Uplifting and practical, these books describe the social skills that are critical for ambitious professionals to master.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Series Page
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Contents
  6. 1. How to Build Confidence
  7. 2. Overcome the Eight Barriers to Confidence
  8. 3. Everyone Suffers from Impostor Syndrome—Here’s How to Handle It
  9. 4. Mental Preparation Secrets of Top Athletes
  10. 5. Research: Learning a Little about Something Makes Us Overconfident
  11. 6. To Ace Your Job Interview, Get into Character and Rehearse
  12. 7. Six Ways to Look More Confident during a Presentation
  13. 8. You Don’t Just Need One Leadership Voice—You Need Many
  14. 9. Cultivate a Culture of Confidence
  15. 10. Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous
  16. 11. Helping an Employee Overcome Their Self-Doubt
  17. 12. To Seem Confident, Women Have to Be Seen as Warm
  18. 13. Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?
  19. 14. Less Confident People Are More Successful
  20. Index