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Explore Connson’s online content below, including podcasts, videos, articles and research papers. New content is posted periodically.

3 Ways to Beat Imposter Syndrome and Build Your Influence

Strategies to find your confidence and command any room

3 Ways to Beat Imposter Syndrome and Build Your Influence
Think of the last time you were trying to change someone's mind or get support for an idea. Perhaps you were speaking to an investor or board of directors--people who had as much power as you did, or more. Did you have the confidence and communication skills to be heard?
How to Influence Others and Make Your Voice Heard

Chartered Association of Business Schools

How to Influence Others and Make Your Voice Heard
Leadership is often focused on influencing followers; however we all have the ability to influence those who have as much or more power than we do. Based on over a decade of teaching leadership, here are my five key lessons for academics on how to influence others:
Making Your Voice Heard While Working From Home
Making Your Voice Heard While Working From Home
We can all sense that communicating through video calls is not the same as meeting in person – but how different is it, what are the challenges, and how can we overcome them? Connson answers these questions by explaining the four channels of communication and providing some practical tips for making the most of those channels of communication on video calls.
When It’s Safe to Rely on Intuition

(and when it’s not)

When It’s Safe to Rely on Intuition
Connson explores whether or not we can rely on our own intuition when making decisions.
How We Undermine Ourselves

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome and Stereotype Threat

How We Undermine Ourselves
Borrowing from material in her book Making Your Voice Heard, Connson tackles impostor syndrome and stereotype threat.
Why Gender Bias Still Occurs

And What We Can Do About It

Why Gender Bias Still Occurs
Connson explains the psychological factors underlying gender bias and offers some practical solutions.
Leadership in the Social Sector
Leadership in the Social Sector
Using research from social psychology, Connson addresses the challenge of motivating employees when resources are scarce.
A Lesson in Body Language
A Lesson in Body Language
Connson describes her research published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology with co-author Cameron Anderson.
Are You a Leader or a Manager?
Are You a Leader or a Manager?
Connson proposes a new way of looking at the difference between leaders and managers.
Is Flirtation an Effective Negotiation Tactic?
Is Flirtation an Effective Negotiation Tactic?
Connson describes her research published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin with co-authors Laura Kray and Alex Van Zant.