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Angie Morgan Speaks with Fast Company

Lead Star, October 17, 2016

Fast Company

Science-Backed Ways To Build Confidence When You Feel Like You’re Out Of Your League

Angie Morgan, Lead Star Founder, recently spoke with Stephanie Vozza from Fast Company regarding SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success.

Whether you are interviewing for a job that feels beyond your current abilities, demonstrating a skill that feels rusty, or working with someone who is difficult and challenging, there are dozens of everyday challenges that can shake your confidence.

Some people suggest that you “fake it ‘til you make it,” but that’s bad advice, says Angie Morgan, cofounder of the leadership consulting firm Lead Star and coauthor of SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success. “Confidence isn’t a skill, it’s an emotion,” she says. “You can manage it. In fact, unpacking your confidence is a part of self-efficacy.”

Tapping into your source of confidence is important because it connects you to the goals you want to pursue. “Confident teams ask for more money,” says Morgan. “When you lack confidence, you put a lid on your potential.”

So how do you do it? Read the article.

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