Happy High Status

Happy High Status

How to Build an Inner Confidence That Lasts


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Everyone wants to feel at home and at ease with themselves. We all want to be able to face any situation, both in life and at work, without feeling daunted, intimidated or stressed. But no-one wants to be labelled over-confident, arrogant or smarmy, or to get caught up in their own hype. So how can you feel authentically, properly confident - without the cringe, and without pretending to be something you're not?

Happy high status is a new way of thinking about confidence and how you relate to yourself. It's how actors and comedians enhance their presence on stage and screen. And in this inspirational guide, Viv Groskop explains how we can access it at any time to lend strength and energy to our interactions, big and small.

Drawing on research, practical tips and lessons from the worlds of comedy, film, television, politics and sport, this is a masterclass in how to project status, minimise self-doubt and move effortlessly through life. All, crucially, with no risk of anyone thinking that you are your own biggest fan.

©2023 Viv Groskop (P)2023 Penguin Audio


  • Reassuring, inspiring and wise - a practical handbook for anyone held back by self-doubt
    Julia Samuel

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