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Publisher's Summary

The 2018 updated version of the best-selling solution to grow your confidence, assertiveness and self-esteem.

Over 15 years of research led to Michelle Gates writing the original book in 2008 which has now been fully updated with the latest methods for 2018.

Cutting through the nonsense, this book offers a simple and easy-to-understand solution to growing your confidence, assertiveness and self-esteem. No fancy gimmicks, just solid and actionable advice.

Some of the topics covered in this book include:

  • Quickly and easily overcoming fear about social situations
  • Always knowing what to say
  • Building your self-esteem and confidence
  • Effective use of body language and reading other people
  • Relating to others with ease and confidence
  • How to be assertive in any situation

And so much more!

©2017 Michelle Gates (P)2017 Michelle Gates

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This audiobook helped me gain my Confidence back!

This audiobook has really helped me with my self-esteem issues. I still have a long way to go, but I’m on the right track. What I really liked about it is the no-nonsense approach in dealing with confidence issues. Unlike other self-help books I’ve read, Michelle Gates has a way of delivering the facts as they are. There’s no sugar-coating and beating around the bush. This audiobook is in the Top 10 of my list!

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Loved this!

This book is practical and gives examples that are real life. I hope I put the practices to good work for me!

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Fantastic content and very plain and easy fashion to understand. Like many of these audible books, I do wish the author would narrate more.

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helpful

this book was very helpful, and has helped me through some of my major weaknesses

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Awesome.

My confidence and most importantly my self-esteem has risen a lot in the past month. VERY GOOD.

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Good book

I def recommend this for anyone who struggles with asserting them self and self esteem in different situations

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An excellent informative guide

Suffering from low self-esteem and confidence is not nice, I have been afflicted with this on and off for many many years but this was the first book I have read (out of MANNNY!) that spoke to me on my level, felt real, felt honest, felt genuine. Good narrator too, kept it interesting. Hoping to read more by this author

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  • J
  • 10-25-17

So much better than expected

I expected to be yet another book the same as the rest but was very relieved to find this one was different as it got to the information very quickly. It was easy to understand yet a lot of advice and tips were pretty original. Great value for money...in that it is already providing a lot of value to my life.

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phenomenal!

this book is a must read for those struggling with confidence. it covers the topic from a holistic point of view, I am grateful to have stumbled across this

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A happier and more positive person

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I feel weird writing a review about this as the matters i was dealing with are private and personal but I felt compelled to leave a positive review simply because of how much this book has helped me.

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  • Larry
  • 04-15-18

So good for selfesteem

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Everyone has different issues so i can only speak from my own personal experience, but my self-esteem had took a battering over the past few years for various reasons (many of which I didn’t understand until i got this book). This book is sincerely helping me overcome it all and within a week of having this i feel a stronger, more confident, calmer and untliamtely more capable person.

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  • Alex
  • 11-12-17

Entirely Relative & Highly Effective

The most relatable Self Help book I’ve ever listened to. The narrator really allows you to empower yourself through listening to this audiobook. It teaches you that a lack of confidence is actually beneficial for your success, and uses famous people to illustrate the success you can achieve in despite of your lower self-confidence.
It gives you an in depth understanding of your mind and the impact of low self-confidence before it shows you a series of strategies to improve your self-confidence. It’s full of light hearted humour, that helps make the audiobook even more relative. I like the sardonic use of humour that makes it an enjoyable listen as well as momentously beneficial.
If you’ve struggled with loss, toxic relationships, or experienced failure this book is the perfect solution to build up your self-esteem and it allows you to engage successfully with the world as well as being able to trust your own ability. It teaches that calmness is the key to mastering your new approach to self-confidence.
After I listened to this book I stopped constantly worrying every time I opened my mouth that I wouldn’t be able to say the right thing.

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  • Atul
  • 04-02-18

Great book- very insightful.

Clear actionable advise. Nicely narrated.
Great suggestions for improvement. I listen to it every now and then to remind myself of the suggestions.

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  • Theodore
  • 03-16-18

An EXCELLENT help!

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I can only speak from my own personal experience but I found this a great one. Narrator was a joy to listen to which can make a huge change for an audio book. Not too long, not too short. I will be giving this a second listen for sure as i feel i have learnt a lot already.

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  • PC
  • 09-19-18

Practical

This is a very good book in terms of the practical things you can do to reach your goals in this area.

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  • James Patrick Foley
  • 09-14-18

Wow wow wow

What an outstanding book, so much so I felt compelled to rate it 5*s. So good!

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  • Shahida Ullah
  • 09-08-18

Review of grow your confidence assertiveness

Easy to listen to . Lots of easy tips to follow . Useful website and YouTube details for further self development shared.

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  • luke ricky tolley
  • 08-12-18

Brilliant

a very good listen, eye opener and indepth, i shall practice the techniques within the book. thank you

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  • ListenEveryday
  • 10-25-17

Self-Esteem and Confidence improved

As my headline says, my self-esteem and confidence around other people has grown a lot since getting this book. I am more capable of handling myself in a variety of situations. I dont feel the same awkwardness or fear. This book has not overnight turned me into a super hero, but i can sincerely say it DID begin to help me almost immediately. Definitely recommended if you feel a little low in the confidence or self-esteem departments.

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  • MAREKS
  • 03-24-18

Awesome<br /><br />

Great book, worth to listen, reccomend to everyone.Many thanks to the author, very inspiring. Complete satisfaction.

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  • David
  • 12-02-17

Great Book

This book was perfectly titled & followed through with practical advice & explanations for improving confidence & becoming more assertive.
I feel this is one of those books I will listen to often.

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  • Helen Roussi
  • 09-20-18

Excellent book in my library

loved it, great entry to know myself deepper & better. Easy to understand using examples & exercises.

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  • Simon
  • 11-09-18

VERY good

I knew it would be good as it was recommended by someone I really trusted but it even exceeded any expectations. Everything was very easy to understand and I am enjoying (and seeing great results) implementing it all win my life.

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  • Claire Sutherland
  • 10-20-18

Robotic narration

The content was very good but it felt like it was being read by a robot, completely wrong intonation and pronounciation. I feel bad for the author that the audio book has been ruined by the narrator. I gave up after a few chapters as it was so painful.

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