Bolster your confidence and overcome the 3 Fs with Alyssa Dver

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Welcome Alyssa Dver to The TufFish Show, a place to help writers and aspiring authors get out of their own way to leave a legacy by telling the stories they want to share through writing their own books and confidently sharing them with others. The writing process can be tough and the business side can feel scary, but TufFish makes both feel smoother and achievable. 

As you pursue your goal of being an author and running an author business, there will be times when you face one of the three Fs - fear of failure, fear of rejection, or fear of regret. Yet what's important is what you do next when you recognize it's happening, and this conversation with Alyssa is full of so much wisdom to not only understand what's happening, but how to move through it successfully.

Confidence Crusader, Neuro Nerd and Success Equalizer, Alyssa leads the American Confidence Institute, that has empowered over 350,000 people at organizations including the US Air Force, US Tennis Association, Spotify, Wayfair, Panera, Amazon, Dell, Staples, UPenn’s Innovation Center and dozens more.

Supporting her mission to bring more confidence to the world, Alyssa is the Confidence Educator for IT Cosmetics, a global L’Oréal brand. She’s a 2-time TEDx speaker, hosts the podcast Real Confidence and contributes to Thrive Global and many other online media. Her 7th book, Confidence is a Choice: Real Science. Superhero Impact., was recognized by the International Book Awards and endorsed by experts at Harvard Medical School, Wharton’s Neuroscience Center, MIT’s Trust Center, Yale’s Office of Diversity, UC Berkeley Executive Education, and other top academic and business leaders.

With a commitment to make workplace diversity, equity and inclusion a reality, Alyssa founded and chairs the ERG Leadership Alliance, the largest association training employee group leaders, executive sponsors and allies.

In 2021, Alyssa received a Stevie award for Achievement in Thought Leadership.

What fuels her confidence? Her unusually patient husband, 2 very tall sons, and their quirky, but really cute, rescue pooch.

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