May 8th, 2014

Daily Mail UK

How confident are you, really? Find out by taking the test designed by ABC’s Claire Shipman (aka Mrs Jay Carney) who is waiting for a woman to take the White House

Claire Shipman, GMA’s senior national correspondent, is married to President Obama’s press secretary Jay Carney She’s written new book The Confidence Code with good friend, BBC correspondent Katty Kay Despite struggles with confidence, Claire says: ‘Women in power are needed, they make an enormous difference because they manage differently’

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May 7th, 2014

Philadelphia Business Journal

Women in business need to crack the confidence code

The recent best seller, The Confidence Code, by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman is resonating with women all over the country — and for good reason. One of the greatest barriers for women is our reticence to raise our hands, ask for what we want and be noticed. This lack of confidence appears as a […]

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May 6th, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Vote of confidence for Gabourey Sidibe’s rousing speech

Gabourey Sidibe’s perfectly beautiful Ms. Foundation speech was a long-overdue rebuttal to a culture that eats confidence for breakfast. We’re enmeshed in a national “confidence gap” dialogue, launched by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman’s recent cover story in The Atlantic, which spelled out evidence that women are less self-assured than men, consider themselves less promotion-worthy, […]

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May 5th, 2014


Competent women are getting bypassed by overconfident men

Ezra Klein talks with Claire Shipman – reporter for ABC’s Good Morning America and co-author of The Confidence Code – about how the current workplace culture prefers overconfidence, the gap in confidence between men and women, and how both are changing as the world struggles to grow more equitable.

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April 25th, 2014

The Simply Luxurious Life

Petit Plaisir No. 16

Free time on a weekend is a treat to be savored, and it is all the more enjoyable when a book to read is at hand, and it becomes the reason for losing all track of time. Such is the case that occurred this weekend. All week I have been hearing reviews, critiques and interviews […]

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April 25th, 2014

The Atlantic

Interview with the authors

Interview with authors Claire shipman and Katty Kay

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