We often hear that ‘self-confidence is the best outfit,’ and it’s hard to argue. People can’t help but notice those who know their value and aren’t afraid to demonstrate it. In a way, self-assurance is like a mighty mascot that brings the whole world to your feet.
And, naturally, this poses a question: how to become one of those confident people who seem to have it all? Unfortunately, you can’t swallow a magic pill to start believing in yourself instantly. But there’s something even better. Meet a book list that we hand-picked for you to challenge yourself and boost self-confidence. And for making it happen as soon as possible, check out 15-min summaries of these titles on the Headway app.
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Day 1. How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships by Leil Lowndes, Joyce Bean
People always surround us, so it is not surprising that proper communication is one of the most crucial skills. That’s what you will learn with the help of Leil Lowndes’ bestselling How to Talk to Anyone. From mastering body language to choosing the right words, this book will teach you to become the most exciting person in the room to talk to.
Day 2. How to Win Friends & Influence People in The Digital Age by Dale Carnegie & Associates
This one is simple: the legendary Dale Carnegie and his immortal classic from 1936. Practical insights have been renovated and became applicable to our reality! This book will open all the secrets of solid friendship and influence in business. The secrets in How to Win Friends And Influence People focus on the human aspect, giving you a different take on how to get where you want to be in life.
Long things short — ultimate enlightenment. And citing the author, “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get others interested in you.”
Day 3. The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
Confidence and power come hand in hand, so you need to work on both of them to ace self-assurance. In this respect, The 48 Laws of Power is the ultimate manual for acquiring new strengths and learning how to use them.
By exploring human nature and the history of mighty people, Robert Greene provides you with cold-blooded tactics not to be used by others and to always hold a position of power
Day 4. TED Talks Storytelling: 23 Storytelling Techniques from the Best TED Talks by Akash Karia
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Confident people know how to present themselves in the best light. This is when the art of storytelling joins the game. In this short but powerful manifesto, you will learn to use stories to keep other people mesmerized by your speeches.
You will be able to apply the principles you pick up in this guide to make your next talk a roaring success!