Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Keeping Your Authorial Ego Intact

Both public speaking and writing require a delicate balance of ego.  While confidence is required to boldly share your message with an audience or potential publisher, you also need to know when to step offstage.  To give a fair shake to both sides, we recommend reading The Eloquent Woman's guide to reining in the narcissistic presenter's over-ego, followed by Meghan Ward's struggle to maintain confidence in the face of auto-response rejection.  So whether you're fearing the next speaking gig or doubting the success of a proposal, remember that you're in good company.

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