He looks at situations in the home, from our childhood relationships with our parents and siblings, to the routes we take as adults.
How school can be a place fraught with problems.
Will you be picked for the football team, will you pass your exams or will you make friends? And, if you're a teacher, will you be able to inspire a class and keep control - and might you get picked on in the staff room?
Michael Rosen explores what being inferior actually means and how feelings of inferiority are created.
Situations in school, an environment potentially fraught with problems for both pupils and teachers.
Why do some people never seem to get the promotion they yearn for or the job they are seemingly well able to do? Why are some people the life and soul of the office and others never seem to get noticed? Michael examines situations in the workplace.
He examines how inferiority makes itself felt in a variety of public and private situations and asks what we can do to boost our confidence.