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Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End

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From the locker room to the living room to the boardroom—how winners become winners . . . and stay that way.

Is success simply a matter of money and talent? Or is there another reason why some people and organizations always land on their feet, while others, equally talented, stumble again and again?

There’s a fundamental principle at work–confidence–that makes the differe
Paperback, 432 pages
Published February 28th 2006 by Crown Business (first published 2004)
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Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Crown Books

This subtitle is accurate but does not fully indicate the nature and extent of what Kanter achieves in her latest book. She does indeed explain how and why both winning streaks and losing streaks begin and end but she also explores with her characteristic rigor and eloquence what she calls a basic truth: "People rise to the occasion when they have the confidence to do it." Human success and failure ha
Leader Summaries
Desde Leader Summaries recomendamos la lectura del libro Confianza, de Rossabeth Moss Kanter.
Las personas interesadas en las siguientes temáticas lo encontrarán práctico y útil: liderazgo, características de un buen líder, crecimiento personal y psicología positiva.
En el siguiente enlace tienes el resumen del libro Confianza, Por qué la confianza es clave para el éxito y cómo los líderes pueden promoverla en sus organizaciones: Confianza
James Eldridge
Loved the book. What great storytelling and research to help illustrate some important parallels in confidence and success.
Chris Wejr
Reading the first few chapters and the last few make this book an important read. If you enjoy stories or business and sports turnarounds, the middle section is good to emphasize the points about confidence. With all the emphasis on "grit" these days, this book makes you realize that without creating the conditions to build real confidence, there is less chance for resilience and turnarounds.
This book is practical and inspired. The simple message is confidence, self esteem and commitment will always prevail. Kanter writes clearly, drawing on many relevant examples from business and sports. She lays out the habits for winning and, more importantly, recovering from setbacks. One of the best management books I have ever read.
Team work and accountablity are the key. When everybodies actions are visiable and each person is held responsable for themselves then each person is going to be more willing to do their best.
Not an easy read, but very interesting discussion of streaks - winning and losing, and accompanying team dynamics in a wide range of settings - sports to business.
was not really a fan of it, more of a corporate cultural business book than anything. Wasn't what I was looking for.
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this book has done nothing to peak my interest therefore I keep putting it down
Lori Grant
A must-read book on improving your businesss skills in your work life.
Lori Grant
A must-read book on executive ability in managing your career.
Lots of applications to my work and personal life!
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