Summary of Boost Your Self-Esteem

Confront Your Anxieties, Develop Self Reliance, Boost Your Confidence, Achieve Your Goals

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Boost Your Self-Esteem book summary
You control your self-esteem, beliefs and goals. Now, take charge, reprogram your attitudes and learn to love yourself.


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For anyone who is struggling with poor self-image or low self-esteem, this book is a must read. Those wrestling with career choices, work-life balance issues, conflicts, relationship issues, difficulty saying no, overwork and stress, low confidence, insecurity or neediness will also find valuable tips and advice. Author John Caunt also provides a good section on goal setting. While this book is most valuable to individuals who seek self-development, it may also help managers develop insight into the people they work with and into some of their own daily efforts to juggle the demands in their lives. This book provides a good refresher even for those people who already feel self-assured and confident. Learn how to value yourself for who you are - not just what you accomplish. Caunt isn’t breaking new literary or psychological ground here, but getAbstract finds that his guidance is mainstream, practical, specific and useful.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to recognize and address low self-esteem in yourself and others;
  • What constitutes healthy self-esteem; and
  • Which 34 techniques to build self-esteem.


Everyone Struggles with Self-Esteem
Despite outward appearances of confidence and success, almost everyone confronts issues of low or poor self-esteem. Poor self-esteem often stems from youthful experiences. It is the cumulative product of what you were told while growing up, feedback...
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About the Author

Coach and trainer John Caunt is the author of three other books in Kogan Page Limited’s Creating Success series: Stay Confident, Organize Yourself and 30 Minutes to Manage Information Overload.

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