Building Self Confidence for Dummies by K Burton and B Platts

We could all use a little more confidence in our lives.

With a push in the right direction, you can discover how to carry yourself confidently at work, at home, and even in relationships.

This friendly guide shows you what confidence is and where it comes from, and offers practical tips and techniques to build on your skills, challenge your fears, and channel your energy into a more effective you.

Discover how to: recognise your strengths; see things from a brighter perspective; say No with confidence; build confidence in others; and, raise confident children.


Kate Burton is an independent executive coach, author, and trainer who enables individuals and organisations to focus their energy with confidence. She is co-author of the best selling Neuro-linguistic Programming For Dummies with Romilla Ready.

Her business career began in corporate advertising and marketing with Hewlett-Packard. Since then she has worked with varied businesses across industries and cultures on how they can be great and confident communicators.

What she loves most is delivering custom-built coaching and training programmes. She thrives on supporting people in boosting their motivation, self-awareness, and confidence. Her belief is that people all have unique talents, abilities, and core values. The skill is about honouring them to the full.

Brinley Platts is a leading executive coach, researcher, and consultant to FTSE 100 companies. He is one of the UK’s leading authorities on CIO and IT executive careers and works with international companies on the integration of senior executive life and career goals.

He is a behavioural scientist by training, and his passion is to enable large organisations to become places where ordinary decent people can grow and express their talents freely to the benefit of all stakeholders.

He is a co-founder of the Bring YourSELF To Work campaign, which aims to release the pent-up talent and passion of today’s global workforce to create the better world we all desire and want our children to inherit.



Format: Paperback, 282 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 16 December 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
ISBN: 0470016698
EAN: 9780470016695
Dimensions: 23.0 x 18.0 centimeters (0.44 kg)