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Amy Cuddy at Boswell Book Company
Boswell Book Company
Milwaukee, WI
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Amy Cuddy at Boswell Book Company
WHILE OUR ONLINE TICKET SALES FOR THIS EVENT HAVE ENDED, A LIMITED NUMBER OF WALK-UP TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT BOSWELL.

Boswell Book Company and WUWM are proud to welcome TED star and professor and researcher at Harvard Business school, Amy Cuddy, for a ticketed conversation about her new book Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, with WUWM Lake Effect's Bonnie North. Tickets are $30 and include a copy of Presence; a $22 gift card is available in lieu of the book. For tickets, visit the Brown Paper Tickets website (event number and link soon to follow!). Please note: we will be closing Boswell to the general public at 6 PM on event night and will begin admitting ticket holders on a first-come, first-serve basis once we have the store set up.

Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. Too often we approach our lives' biggest hurdles with dread, execute them with anxiety, and leave them with regret. As Harvard professor Amy Cuddy explains in her new book, Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, by accessing our personal power, we can achieve "presence," the state in which we stop worrying about the impression we're making on others and instead adjust the impression we've been making on ourselves.

We don't need to embark on a grand spiritual quest or complete an inner transformation to harness the power of presence. Instead, we need to nudge ourselves, moment by moment, by tweaking our body language, behavior, and mind-set in our day-to-day lives. Amy Cuddy has galvanized tens of millions of viewers around the world with her TED talk about "power poses." Now she presents the enthralling science underlying these and many other fascinating body-mind effects, and teaches us how to use simple techniques to liberate ourselves from fear in high-pressure moments, perform at our best, and connect with and empower others to do the same. Brilliantly researched, impassioned, and accessible, Presence is filled with stories of individuals who learned how to flourish during the stressful moments that once terrified them. Every reader will learn how to approach their biggest challenges with confidence instead of dread, and to leave them with satisfaction instead of regret.

"Amy Cuddy is making the world a braver place with her book, Presence. Courage is contagious and presence begets presence. Weaving together science, practical examples, and storytelling, Cuddy shows us how bringing our boldest, most authentic selves to challenging situations inspires others to do the same. This book is a game-changer!" Brené Brown, author of Daring Greatly and Rising Strong

"Amy Cuddy is the high priestess of self-confidence for the self-doubting. In Presence, she uses her warmth, empathy, and laser-sharp intelligence to decode the mysteries of presence under social pressure. A must-read forwell, for everyone." Susan Cain, author of Quiet

About the Author: Amy Cuddy is a professor and researcher at Harvard Business School who studies how nonverbal behavior and snap judgments affect people. Her research has been published in top academic journals and covered by NPR, New York Times, Wired, Fast Company, and more. Cuddy has been named a Game Changer by Time, one of 50 Women Who Are Changing the World by Business Insider, and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Her 2012 TED Talk is the second most-viewed talk in TED's history.

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Boswell Book Company (View)
2559 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

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Arts > Literary
Education > Business
Other > Health & Wellness

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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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