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Sophie Pusz lists her top three work and business related books that provide insight into how we can perform as our best selves at work. What are your top reads for personal and professional development?

3 non-business books that will improve your confidence at work

Sophie Pusz on The Slade Report

The other day I was having a conversation with someone about confidence in the workplace. I mentioned a book that I read a number of years ago on the subject which really changed the way I think about... Read »

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