A prescriptive, commonsense approach to self–confidence and success With his bestselling book, What′s Stopping You , Robert Kelsey helped thousands of people conquer their fear of failure and unlock their full potential in life. Now Robert is applying his unique approach to the subject of confidence. According to Robert, it’s not something that can simply be injected into us through motivational exercises and positive thinking. What′s Stopping You…Being More Confident? highlights the key reasons why you might be lacking confidence in the first place, what causes self–doubt or makes you feel less able than others. Then we are shown how to turn this around, by examining the traits that make someone confident. Follow–up to the ground–breaking bestseller, What′s Stopping You? , with the same intelligent approach to self–help A road map to help us break down the barriers that make us shy away from achieving our full potential How to recognize what you’re good at, but also what you′re not good at Includes tactics for maintaining self–assurance and learning how to apply these in real–life practical situations Based on extensive research and personal experience "Everyone has moments of doubt – this practical and persoanl book can help remove those demons and boost morale. I recommend it strongly" Luke Johnson, RSA Chairman, Financial Times columnist and author of Start It Up! "This combination of searing honesty and genuine curiosity about how our lives are shaped makes for compelling reading" Fi Glover, multi–award winning braodcast journalist and BBC radio presenter "An invaluable resource for anyone lacking confidence" John Caunt, author of Boost Your Self–Esteem
Over a 10-year period, entrepreneur, writer, former City-banker and financial journalist Robert Kelsey read scores of self-help books in an effort to overcome the low self-esteem that was driving his debilitating fear of failure. Becoming something of a self-help addict, he found that, while helpful, nearly all the books lacked two vital ingredients. First, was an honesty about the personality traits they were trying to change - indeed their changeability. Second, was a programme for progress that took account of the innate fears, insecurities and flawed thinking of those with a high fear of failure. WHAT'S STOPPING YOU? is the result.
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