Shy by Design: 12 Timeless Principles to Quietly Stand Out

Shy by Design: 12 Timeless Principles to Quietly Stand Out

by Michael Thompson
Shy by Design: 12 Timeless Principles to Quietly Stand Out

Shy by Design: 12 Timeless Principles to Quietly Stand Out

by Michael Thompson


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Is your shyness holding you back from going after what you want? Are you tired of feeling like you aren’t good enough? Do your self-limiting beliefs sabotage you from speaking up and owning your story? Learn from this "solid resource" (Publishers Weekly) that "provides an important new way of understanding what it really takes to stand out!" (Cal Newport)

In Shy by Design, Michael Thompson shares his inspiring journey of moving from being riddled with self-doubt due to his shyness and debilitating stutter to becoming a sought-after career coach, university leadership lecturer, and strategic communication advisor for top global business executives and entrepreneurs.

Packed with actionable strategies and engaging stories, this transformative book will help you embrace the blessing of being underestimated, revolutionize your relationships, and amplify your impact without sacrificing your shy nature.

Thompson’s 12 principles teach you to:

  • Grow your confidence and strengthen communication skills on your own terms and at your own pace.
  • Create meaningful connections and foster a close-knit community that supports personal growth.
  • Lead with quiet conviction that uplifts others on the climb toward success.

The author’s story of navigating the often loud world of sales and communication – while staying true to his shy way of being – will inspire you to embrace your unique strengths and see your “perceived” weaknesses through a more empowered lens. Whether you are a recent graduate, a seasoned executive, or someone seeking personal growth, Shy by Design will provide you with the motivation and action steps to embrace shyness as the superpower that it is.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538175842
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/16/2024
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 792,815
Product dimensions: 5.85(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Michael Thompson is a career coach, a leadership lecturer for master's students in Barcelona, Spain, and a strategic communication advisor to top business leaders around the globe. His work has appeared in dozens of mainstream publications including Fast Company, Insider, INC, Apple News, and the Blog of Steven Pressfield. When he’s not working with students and clients to scale their impact on their own terms, he can be found exploring the Mediterranean with his wife and two young boys in his adopted home of Palamós, Spain.

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