Summary of The Confidence Effect
Every Woman's Guide to the Attitude That Attracts Success
Copyright © 2016 AMACOM, a division of American Management Association
Achieving success requires both competence and confidence. Just one or the other won’t do.
Many talented women don’t receive the promotions or raises they deserve because they’re competent but not confident. Consultant Grace Killelea shows businesswomen how to increase their confidence with the “4 R’s of Success”: “Relationships, Reputation, Results and Resilience.” Killelea discusses how to expand your network, learn to delegate, dress for career growth, manage your brand, use data to support your decisions and bounce back from adversity. Anyone who isn’t sure what to do next in order to advance can learn from Killelea’s experiences. She speaks from a position of relatable vulnerability and offers abundant lists, examples, anecdotal profiles and chapter takeaways. getAbstract recommends her encouraging advice to working women – and, in some instances, to working men as well.
In this summary, you will learn
- How to develop your confidence
- Why you need competence and confidence
- How to manage your personal brand
About the Author
Grace Killelea is the CEO and founder of The GKC Group, a leadership development firm. GKC’s Half The Sky Leadership Institute helps women leaders advance and thrive, while its new Quattro program offers a coed leadership platform.
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