Developing Courage Articles

Manterrupting: How To Take Your Power Back

As early as the mid-1970’s, research was being conducted on women’s experience in being interrupted by men when talking. A 1998 study by Candace West, a sociology professor at University of California Santa Cruz, found that doctors who are women are more than twice as...

Claiming Your Identity as a Confident Business Woman

Plenty of successful business women struggle to consistently maintain their confidence. They feel self-assured in one situation, then doubt themselves in another. They are the best version of themselves on Monday, then on Tuesday, they feel like a fraud.  How can you...

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome: Shattering The Glass Ceilings In Our Minds

Impostor Syndrome is a very specific form of intellectual self-doubt, according to the American Psychological Association. While the term “Impostor Syndrome” has been around since the 1970’s, it is a phenomenon that humans have struggled with for hundreds or even...

Books on Courage and Confidence: Three of My Favorites

Do you run towards, or away from, books on courage and confidence? If you want to say “towards” but the real answer is “away from”, you’re in good company.  Plenty of women want to develop their courage and expand their self-confidence, but the shame of their starting...