The Confidence Code Q&A – Do women hold each other back?

Katty Kay

Q: Do women also hold back because they are more fearful of other women?  I feel like women are very competitive with one another and I often hold back because I don’t feel the same support from specifically women when things are going well for me  vs. when I am down and out and my […]

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Announcing Our Second Exclusive Webinar

Claire Shipman & Katty Kay

Just over a month has gone by since the release of our new book, The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know, and we are so gratified by the huge response to our message. Over the past few weeks, we have come across many people who are giving The Confidence […]

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The Confidence Code Q&A – Confidence v. Self-esteem?

Claire Shipman

Q: Took your test and I score a high confidence level.  Which I consider that I am, in all things work-wise because I’ve had so many experiences and worked for some high profile, full on CAH RAY ZEE people.  Plus my mom is a paranoid schizophrenic so it makes for a very interesting reflex to […]

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Cracking the confidence code with Girls on the Run

Claire Shipman & Katty Kay

Poppy is not naturally athletic and she really hates waking up early. But every Tuesday and Thursday morning she sets her own alarm for 6.45am, pulls on her shorts and sneakers and hurries her sleepy parents to get her to running practice on time. Unlike Poppy, 9-year-old Della loves sports, but she’d never been sure […]

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The Confidence Code Q&A – What are the confidence genes?

Katty Kay

Q: Can you tell me what the confidence gene is? I did genetic testing a month ago at 23andme.com, but would love to know the SNP #. A: There isn’t one confidence gene but neuroscientists are starting to isolate a group of genes that affect confidence and, on the flip side, anxiety. We tested three […]

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