Posts Tagged: confidence

The Study Dude—Body Language

Learning body language could be the best thing you do.  You’ll chum up with supervisors and students.  You’ll win over bosses and colleagues.  And one day that body language will secure you your dream job. I bomb at nonverbal language.  During interviews, I shrivel, almost disappearing.  My shoulders hunch.  My hands cover my lap.  My… Read more »

The Fit Student—The Secret to Confidence

Success, whether in academics or life, flows from confidence.  But confidence seems as mysterious as the bacteria in Michael Moore’s belly.  Bacteria crossbred from beer, pizza, and too much Kathleen Griffin. Confident people tend to look beautiful, don’t they?  But I met a business-savvy supermodel who lived a lonely, troubled, fragile life.  She had it… Read more »