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Controlling your brain & behavior is easier than you think – just think.

Rather than grab the cell phone to chat or tune into yet another podcast, spend your first 5 commuting minutes with yourself.  Think through your upcoming day and priority needs, events, people, and ...

Karen Donaldson’s Confidence Journey

Karen Donaldson had been working successfully as a presentation and business coach for about 6 years. She felt she could and should reach more people – but she had been trying to please everyone and as such...

I swear I didn’t pay him to write it!

Two members of the Confidence Community forwarded Chris Bond’s recent review of my book.  I”m so tickled and seriously grateful! Here’s a little preview. “No imposter herself, Dver knows ...

Cutting Your Own Cord When Your Kid Heads to College

As my older son just started his freshman year at the University of Vermont, I am feeling extreme and understandable emotions including ad hoc crying and heart pounding nightmares. I have a deep sadness only buf...

Don’t Let Owning A Business Wreck Your Confidence

It takes a certain amount of motivation, courage, and confidence to become an entrepreneur, solopreneur, mompreneur, or whatever-you-want-to-call-yourself-preneur. To stand up one day and declare, “I’m going ...

Thinking is hard work

If I make this blog too long, you won’t read it. In fact, you’ll probably spend more time deciding if it’s worth the effort than it probably will take you to just read it. We are inherently lazy beasts and ...

Simple but scientific things you can do to sustain confidence

Show me the proof. I want the raw data, the research, the visible causes and effects. Blame it on my northeast cynicism. It wasn’t baseless faith that made me leave a successful CMO career to become a Confidenc...

Is Anyone Actually Listening?

We know that people drift in and out of conversations and presentations. We also know most emails never get read at all or are dealt with during webinars and other multi-tasking distractions. Do you catch yourse...

TEEN PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR STUDY (Quick Online Survey)

We are looking for 13-18 yr olds to take a 5-10 min online survey for a new study on teenage confidence. It’s quick and easy. And the first 100 participants have a chance to win one of five $50 gift cert...

Science proves confidence can be learned..if you want

No one talked about MRIs back when I was in college, let alone functional MRIs…back then, I just learned about motivation theories including Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as well as the various social experimen...