The Confidence Code was great. But I learned the most at our book club – discussing the book with the women of Atomic, hearing their stories and insights.
Research shows a significant confidence gap between men and women. Why is this, and what can we do to address it in ourselves?
If you ask scientists and academics to define "optimism", you’ll get a fairly consistent answer. The same goes other basic qualities– but not confidence.
While each of us may begin with a certain amount confidence due to our gender, genetics, and nurture, anyone’s confidence levels can increase.
We’ve come to see the theory of failing fast as the ideal paradigm for building female confidence. No longer do we need to try to get everything right.