Want to become more confident? Here's what 500 successful executives say works for them.
PUBLISHED ON: APR 21, 2015 on INC.
BY MINDA ZETLIN Co-author, 'The Geek Gap'
Is confidence something you're born with, or something you build up over time? It's both, according to a survey of 500 highly confident women executives conducted by Helene Lerner, founder of WomenWorking.com author of several books, most recently The Confidence Myth: Why Women Undervalue Their Skills, and How to Get Over It. While more than half the respondents believed it was a combination of innate qualities and building up confidence over time, less than 1 percent thought confidence was a matter of genetics alone. So how do you build up your own confidence?