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Confidence and self-belief 

Confidence and self-belief
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Confidence and self-belief
Author(s):

Duncan Harding

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198704874.003.0005
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date: 13 December 2019

This chapter considers the importance of confidence, and approaches it from a slightly different perspective. The chapter draws the psychological section of the book to a close, and pulls some of the earlier ideas and concepts together. It discusses physical ‘tells’, process skills, and suggests practical ways to improve your confidence, such as dress, eye contact, body language and speech. It suggests that a candidate should operate externally, and emphasizes the importance of self-belief.

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