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    • ISBN:9781473654266
    • Publication date:15 Feb 2018

Be More Confident

Banish self-doubt, be more confident and stand out from the crowd

By Paul Jenner

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LEARN HOW TO BE CONFIDENT WITH THIS SIMPLE, ESSENTIAL GUIDE

Be More Confident gives you the skills you need to gain and display confidence, talk to new people and shine in any social or professional situation. Whether you feel tongue tied, anxious or simply wish to stand out and make yourself heard, this book will help you feel confident.

Self-confidence is a crucial ingredient in your personal skill-set; whether you need to demonstrate your aptitude at work or feel calmer and less anxious in social situations, being able to express yourself with confidence and appear at ease is well within your reach.

Be More Confident brings the social networking strategies of the business and professional world to your personal life, helping you to overcome shyness, win friends and make an impact in every social situation.

It uses proven techniques, interactive tools, case studies and motivational advice to help you communicate better, and relate to others in a natural way. If you've always been a little shy, it will give you practical help on everything from body language to great conversation openers.

Covering work, home, relationships, social media and every other area of your daily routine, this practical, outcome-focused book will help you you feel better not only about yourself, but about the way in which you talk to people, make friends, and make an impression.

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Biographical Notes

Paul Jenner is a writer and journalist specializing in lifestyle subjects. He lives with his partner, three horses, two dogs and two sheep, in the foothills of the Spanish Pyrenees, where, when he's not working, he enjoys hiking, riding, cycling, sailing, swimming, diving and snowboarding. His other books include Teach Yourself Living Longer, Living Well and Teach Yourself Happiness.

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