Build Confidence, Achieve Success



by DrStem Mahlatini

Build Confidence Achieve Success The secret to career success is not talent, hard work or education, but sheer, unashamed confidence, a study suggested. A study of more than 500 students, academics and workers, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, showed that those who appeared more confident achieved a higher social status than their peers. The study, entitled A Status-Enhancement Account of Overconfidence, concluded: “The individuals among us who are elevated to positions of status wield undue influence, have access to more resources, get better information, and enjoy a variety of benefits. Within a work environment, higher-status individuals tended to be more admired, listened to, and had more sway over group decisions. In this book teenagers and adults alike will:

• Recognize and Know you have greatness within you

• Grow your confident thoughts into confident actions

• Enjoy a full social life, attract new friends and become more confident

• Feel smarter, happy, exciting and achieve massive success

A study of more than 500 students, academics and workers, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, showed that those who appeared more confident achieved a higher social status than their peers. The study, entitled A Status-Enhancement Account of Overconfidence, concluded: “The individuals among us who are elevated to positions of status wield undue influence, have access to more resources, get better information, and enjoy a variety of benefits. Within a work environment, higher-status individuals tended to be more admired, listened to, and had more sway over group decisions.