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Today’s confidence tip is – Start your day with great affirmations.
Affirmations are short phrases or sentences that people use to encourage, inspire, and motivate themselves. The practice of repeating affirmations to oneself daily is a practice that has been around for many years. Affirmations work in part because they promote a positive attitude and make people feel as though they can achieve whatever they set their minds to do.Continue reading →
I believe everyone has all the confidence they need inside them and that you can create all the confidence you need before you get out of bed in the morning. Today’s confidence tip is – Keep track of your wins. One of my favorite expressions is that you don’t get ready, you stay ready. That idea comes into play when it comes to creating confidence. Start keeping a list of your wins and successes. The list doesn’t have to be fancy. You can use a pen and paper or your favorite electronic device. The thing you use to keep track of your wins and losses does not matter. What matters is that you start doing it and start doing it today. The list is the first step in helping you create the confidence you need to succeed. The second step is using the list. Using the list can … Continue reading →
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Fantastic Friday – it is fantastic to be able to fake confidence in front of your professional peers. Each Fantastic Friday throughout the month of October has been dedicated to faking confidence in a variety of situations. Previous Fantastic Fridays have looked at faking confidence when speaking in public, at a networking event and in front of clients. Today, the final Fantastic Friday for October is about faking confidence with your professional peers. Many professionals have a bit of a competitive streak as well as a desire to impress others. This fact is what makes people work long hours, take on extra assignments and refuse to take vacations in order to meet deadlines. Competition when healthy, is a good thing for business and for professional advancement. The desire to please makes professionals work hard and smart in order to get positive attention from supervisors and peers. The competitive nature and desire … Continue reading →
It is fantastic to fake confidence in front of clients until the real thing comes. Previous articles were dedicated to faking confidence in a variety of situations. Previously I wrote about faking confidence when speaking in public and faking confidence at networking events. Next week, will deal with faking confidence with professional peers. This week is all about faking confidence in front of clients. photo credit: SweetOnVeg via photopin cc Most entrepreneurs have had an occasion at least once in their careers where they had to deal with a client when they weren’t feeling the most confident. If one is to be honest, there are times when you have to get in front of a client on a day when you have had a fight with a spouse, a flat tire on the way to the meeting and left all your business cards on the dining room table and yesterday no prospect … Continue reading →
Confidence, it is fantastic to fake it until you make it when attending a networking event. This article will focus on faking confidence at a networking event. It is my hope that by teaching you to fake the confidence, you will be able to get the job done and as a result, develop the real confidence you will need in the future. With increases in technology and travel options, networking events are becoming increasingly popular. It seems that no matter what your industry or hobby, there are a great number of networking events each year, most held in exciting destination cities. Once you select a networking event to attend, it is time to get prepared to go have an interesting experience with your peers. I am privileged to be serving as a social media ambassador for the upcoming PowerUp Weekend in Washington, D.C. on October 20, 2012. photo credit: Barack Obama via photopin … Continue reading →