“Core Confidence” is a book written by Kate Boorer & Fiona Pearman. It examines the reasons (systemic, bias, practical and personal confidence barriers) that contribute to why professional women are often perceived as less confident than men.

10-Day Core Confidence Challenge

We know that for many women, confidence is one of the biggest barriers to securing and succeeding in career progression opportunities. If you would like to transform your relationship with confidence and see the impact 100% unshakeable, unbreakable confidence can have in your career & life, join our free 10-Day Confidence Challenge.

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Download your FREE Core Confidence Workbook

Our Core Confidence Workbook help you start to explore your relationship with Confidence. What’s really going on so you can start to make some positive decisions to move yourself towards the career and life you want. There is no magic pill, just work to do and courage to hold on to as you move forward step by step.

Fiona & Kate talk about their Confidence Journey

What is confidence anyway? Women are twice as likely to get feedback that they lack confidence; listen to Kate & Fiona discuss what confidence is and what can get in the way.

Join the CORE CONFIDENCE Community to access information and hear from the authors.

If your organisation would like to discuss ways in which you can create workplaces where men and women thrive, are confident and able to navigate the complexity of 21st century business, please visit our consulting site Pearman & Partners.


809, 2020

Fear, Failure and the Continuous Loop of Learning

September 8th, 2020|0 Comments

In Chapter 10 of Core Confidence we talk about facing our fears, and the most common one for many of us is the fear of failure. Intellectually, we all know failure at some point is a given; the trick is to learn to cope with its inevitability otherwise it becomes [...]

508, 2020

Walking your confidence talk

August 5th, 2020|0 Comments

The Act of Confidence comes before the feeling of confidence: every day we see this in our lives and those of our clients, especially those that have joined us on our newest addition to the Core Confidence family, the 7 Acts of Confidence program – a practical, interactive extension of [...]

207, 2020

When things don’t go according to plan

July 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

July. The beginning of a new financial year, the beginning of the second half of 2020 and a valuable opportunity to take some time to reflect. For many of us, the plans we laid out in January for the coming 12 months have likely altered. A pandemic, remote working, home [...]

505, 2020

Harnessing your multiple intelligences

May 5th, 2020|0 Comments

The challenging circumstances we are currently facing is creating change at a rate of knots, forcing us all to make important decisions quickly and regularly. When making decisions, we can draw on the four intelligences we all have access to, and it is these that will be our focus throughout [...]

304, 2020

Finding Certainty Amidst Uncertainty

April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

We keep hearing it: we are navigating unprecedented times. Life as we know it has changed - and continues to change almost daily – as we work together to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus across the globe. Unfortunately for most of us, change is uncomfortable. But as we [...]

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