e-Blast

Feburary, 2018

Grow • Engage • Inspire


Topic Spotlight – Confidence in the workplace

Healthy self-confidence is critical for success in your life, and not just your personal life, but professional as well. When the people you interact with in daily life sense that you don't feel confident in yourself, they may not feel confident in you either. Below are a sampling of online courses, books and videos available in the HHS Learning Management System (LMS) that may assist you or those you support.

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Establishing Self-Confidence for Life In this course, you’ll learn how to perform a personal analysis of your current self-confidence levels, so you know which areas to work on and you'll discover real-world techniques you can use for building and maintaining healthy self-confidence levels. apd_10_a03_bs_enus 23 min

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
Competence to Confidence Confidence is an outcome of competence. When you become competent at something confidence will follow. Women downplay their competence — “Oh, I was just lucky.” Shift your self-talk. Congratulate yourself when you have done something well. 80945 4 min
Rebuilding Self-Confidence After a Promotion Managers who are expert in one area may be promoted to become managers of areas where they are not so expert. They need to trust the expertise of others. This can be difficult; the rules are different. Self-confidence must be built again from the ground up. 76607 3 min

Resource Title Description Resource ID Duration or Pages
What's Stopping You? Being More Confident: Why Smart People Can Lack Confidence, and What You Can Do About It Using extensive research analysis as well as the author's own personal experiences, this book reveals the truth about confidence - its root causes, as well as the damaging self-beliefs that generate poor confidence, and shows how you can break through the most common barriers to confidence. 52925 256 pages
Confidence at Work: Get It, Feel It, Keep It, 2nd Edition Examining how confidence on the job manifests itself in body language, thinking style, emotional capability, and influencing ability, this book teaches readers how to challenge their fears, build their confidence, set themselves apart from their competitors, and achieve their career and workplace goals. 53329 216 pages
100 Ways To Overcome Shyness: Go from Self-Conscious to Self-Confident
Audio Book
This audio edition is a powerful collection of useful information, case studies, and exercises on how to manage your shyness so you can communicate with people you don't know very well (or at all) in a wide range of personal and professional settings and circumstances. 104119 297 min


Webinar Live Event - Save the Date!

Creating Order Out of Chaos--Staying Afloat in a World of Too Much to Do

Date: Wednesday Mar 07 11:00:00 CST 2018 Central Standard Time – Duration 1 hour
Featuring David Allen

David will explain the five critical steps for getting anything more in control and focused, with specific best practices and tools for each phase. And, he will pass on many techniques that anyone can implement immediately, to gain greater stability, clarity, and, (yes!) time to engage with what really matters.

Leadership in the Digital Era

Date: Wednesday Mar 21 11:00:00 CDT 2018 Central Daylight Time – Duration 1 hour
Featuring Charlene Li

Charlene Li will examine how organizations manage digital transformations, the leadership required to manage change, and the culture necessary to execute on growth strategies.

The One Firm

Date: Wednesday Sep 12 11:00:00 CDT 2018 Central Daylight Time – Duration 1 hour
Featuring Margaret Heffernan

Collaboration and innovation are vital skills in global business—but where do they come from? In this talk Margaret Heffernan will make the business case for collaboration, discuss the meaning and characteristics of collective intelligence, and how it is that great leadership teams function.

The Experiential Organization: Designing Employee Experiences So People Want to Show Up to Work

Date: Tuesday Nov 13 11:00:00 CST 2018 Central Standard Time – Duration 1 hour
Featuring Jacob Morgan

David will explain the five critical steps for getting anything more in control and focused, with specific best practices and tools for each phase. And, he will pass on many techniques that anyone can implement immediately, to gain greater stability, clarity, and, (yes!) time to engage with what really matters.



Human Capital
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
330 C Street SW, Suite 2100 Room 2000
Washington DC, 20024
Phone #: (202) 260-1903
Email: tod.communications@hhs.gov


Link to e-Blast Archive