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Pre-announcement of upcoming book: “Authentic Confidence Through Emotional Flexibility”

How to become comfortable with insecurity

Becoming Authentically Confident does not mean that you will be free of insecurities. Rather, it means that you can become comfortable and effectively manage moments of insecurity. You can learn to do this. There are a set of practices and skills that you can apply. When you develop these skills, your relationships with your fears and unhelpful emotions change. Instead of being held back by them, they become a positive energy helping you achieve what matters to you. That gives you true authentic confidence.


In their upcoming book, Jacqueline Brassey, Nick van Dam, and Arjen van Witteloostuijn bring the science and practice behind this together, with a specific focus on the professional context. The book provides you with a toolkit of practices and exercises that you can immediately integrate in your day-to-day life. The authors include insights from world-leading experts in the field of psychology, neuroscience, leadership development and organizational behavior. The work is complemented with experiences and stories of professionals and senior leaders from a variety of backgrounds.

Empower yourself and learn how to become okay with moments of insecurity: become Authentically Confident!

“Whether you manage thousands, dozens, or just yourself, read this book to learn how to create and sustain a workplace where people have no fear of bringing their best selves to work. You may even have a few of those ‘aha’ moments where you realize you’ve been driving with the parking brake on for quite some time.”

Amy C. Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management; HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL. Author of The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth

Stay tuned for this promising work!

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