"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)
Nowadays, it is common for young people to unfairly compare themselves with others. They are constantly being told via TV, radio, internet and magazines, what is the 'ideal' size, weight or food; and the 'must have' fashion item, mobile phone or new gadget. The result may well be a loss of self-confidence; and it is then easy to fall behind.
Whilst working in IT recruitment, I saw the career limiting effects of low self-esteem and self-confidence, even in highly qualified graduates. These candidates nearly always saw the interviewer as intimidating and were afraid to express themselves. Conversely, less qualified candidates with a positive outlook and enthusiasm, invariably did well in interviews.
The book has an inspiring example of how one man proved that each of us has the potential to choose our response to any external event.
Read any of the endorsements from the people below. They all mention one of the following: 'inspiration', 'inspiring' or 'inspire'.