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Not only do we need more female leaders at the top, but we need more women at all levels of business, government, and nonprofits to step up—there’s no time to waste. The problem, says Helene Lerner, isn’t so much that women lack confidence but that they misunderstand what confidence really is.

True confidence isn’t fearlessness; it’s having the courage to jump in even when your knees are shaking. Any woman who waits until she feels 100 percent confident before offering a big idea or asking for a raise or promotion will never get anywhere. Drawing on her own and other female leaders’ experiences, as well as on her survey of over five hundred working women, Lerner lays out practical strategies for beating this confidence myth and overcoming obstacles like gender bias. The book features dozens of confidence sparks: simple but powerful exercises and techniques that can catapult anyone’s career to the next level.

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  • The Confidence Myth is the handbook for any woman looking to succeed in her career. Helene Lerner cuts through the noise and gets to the heart of what keeps women from succeeding in business—and how to get past it!”

    Barbara Corcoran, real estate mogul and star of ABC’s Shark Tank

  • “Helene Lerner tackles head-on the myths and truths about confidence—a hot topic linked to women’s success. Her straightforward, authentic approach incorporates practical tips and exercises to help build your confidence muscle. This book is a treasure trove of advice to help advance your career.”

    Sharon Orlopp, global chief diversity officer, Wal-Mart

  • The Confidence Myth offers practical insights, tips, and tools that can help you move through your fears and spark your confidence. It’s an indispensable read for women who want to become empowered and successful while staying true to their values.”

    Denise Morrison, president and CEO, Campbell Soup Company

  • “Every woman needs to read this book. It confirms you are not alone in your fears and worries while offering solid strategies to get beyond them. I started dog-earing pages I wanted to return to until I realized it would be easier just to dog-ear the ones I didn’t.”

    Janet Kelly, senior vice president legal, Conoco Phillips

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