Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

by Amy Cuddy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316256582
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 01/30/2018
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 39,208
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Amy Cuddy is a Harvard Business School professor and social psychologist who studies how nonverbal behavior and snap judgments influence people. Her research has been published in top academic journals and covered by NPR, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Wired, Fast Company, and more. Cuddy has been named a Game Changer by TIME, a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science, one of 50 Women Who Are Changing the World by Business Insider, and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Her 2012 Ted Talk is the second most-viewed talk in TED's history.

Table of Contents

Introduction 3

1 What Is Presence? 13

2 Believing and Owning Your Story 42

3 Stop Preaching, Start Listening: How Presence Begets Presence 65

4 I Don't Deserve to Be Here 87

5 How Powerlessness Shackles the Self (and How Power Sets It Free) 110

6 Slouching, Steepling, and the Language of the Body 144

7 Surfing, Smiling, and Singing Ourselves to Happiness 171

8 The Body Shapes the Mind (So Starfish Up!) 193

9 How to Pose for Presence 242

10 Self-Nudging: Plow Tiny Tweaks Lead to Big Changes 249

11 Fake It Till You Become It 272

Acknowledgments 297

Notes 305

Index 337

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Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have watched the Ted talk on this topic but the book is an amazing read. It may just change your life.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm have way through reading this book and it is excellent!