Be Authentic, Boost Connections, and Make Bold Bets on Yourself
by Selena Rezvani
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Pub Date 09 May 2023 | Archive Date 30 Nov 2023
Hands-on, bite-sized strategies for improving your confidence
In Quick Confidence: Be Authentic, Create Connections and Make Bold Bets On Yourself, best-selling author and renowned leadership speaker Selena Rezvani delivers an effective and eye-opening new approach to building confidence and presence for professionals. In the book, the author walks you through―and helps you leap over―the 9 most common obstacles that stand in the way of building authentic confidence. She offers digestible actions, behaviors, and exercises you can use to change the way you think and the way you present yourself to others.
Relying on sound, scientifically validated data, the book helps you zero in on one actionable method at a time, from making a memorable entrance to stoking confidence in those around you. You’ll also find:
- Mental, physical, and interpersonal routines that will lock in your new and confident persona for lasting change
- Techniques for using silence strategically and refusing to overexplain to enhance your credibility and presence
- Ways to overcome the intimidation factor that goes hand-in-hand with dealing with powerful people
A hands-on playbook for professionals at all stages looking for effective confidence-building advice that goes beyond “fake it ‘til you make it,” Quick Confidence is a fun and rewarding journey to a renewed self-image and enhanced well-being.
"This book delivers an instant injection of inspiration. Writing with both wit and compassion, Rezvani shows how to stop playing it safe and live a life of greater boldness. Whether making meaningful first impressions, pitching your next big idea, or staying resilient in the face of rejection, Quick Confidence is insight, persona, and best of all, actionable."
—DANIEL H. PINK, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Regret, Drive, and To Sell Is Human
"If you want to move, speak or think with more confidence, this is the book for you. Selena Rezvani masterfully distills the most essential confidence-building habits, so you can go after your biggest, boldest goals."
—JASON FEIFER, Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Magazine
"By the time you finish Selena Rezvani's book, you'll have kicked your limiting beliefs to the curb. Her stories are relatable, her tips are relevant and fresh—you'll be inspired to believe in yourself more and to keep reaching higher."
—COBY MILLER, 2x U.S. Olympian and Medalist, Track and Field
"...A powerful, thought-provoking book about how we can develop self-belief in our careers and beyond."
—MIKA BRZEZINSKI, "Morning Joe" co-host and Know Your Value founder
"If you want to feel unstoppable and supremely inspired, read this book. Selena Rezvani shows us how to conquer the moments that matter most by multiplying self-belief—one action at a time."
—ANN ANAYA, SVP and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at AmerisourceBergen
"To be a force for good in your career, you need the confidence to express your thoughts, share your ideas, and admit to mistakes. Selena Rezvani's Quick Confidence teaches us how to nurture self-confidence, no matter how high the stakes. Substantive and practical, this book will help you inspire confidence in those around you as well -to empower them to use their voices, take courageous risks, and challenge the status quo."
—AMY C. EDMONDSON, PhD., Harvard Business School Professor, author of The Fearless Organization, and Thinkers50 #1 Ranked Management Thinker
"Whether you're navigating a new career move or regaining your footing after a setback, Selena Rezvani's Quick Confidence is the manual we all need to take fearless action. Delivered through powerful and practical tips and stories, Selena lowers the hurdles to help each of us speak up, show up, and lead."
—ANNA RANSLEY, Chief Information Officer, Godiva Chocolatier
"Quick Confidence is a practical guide for building and practicing self-confidence daily. Filled with small, doable actions, this book will give you the courage to follow your passions and embrace your joy!"
—JEN FISHER, Chief Well-being Officer, Deloitte