In order to achieve workplace success, personal satisfaction and personal achievement, competence is essential. But without confidence, competence will only take you so far. Lack of confidence and a low self-esteem are two of the major things that limit many potential leaders from becoming successful or achieving their dreams. Confidence is extremely important, but just how do you begin to build it? In this path you will learn how to get started and continue boosting your confidence in your everyday work life.
Master the Art of Self-Confidence
From the charismatic confidence of an inspiring speaker to the quietly confident professor whose advice we rely on, self-confident people have qualities that everyone admires. Self-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect of our lives, yet so many people struggle to find it. Your level of self-confidence can show in many ways: your behavior, your body language, how you speak, what you say, and so on. In this section you will dive deeper into what confidence really is.
Walt Disney said, "Somehow I can’t believe that there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable." Knowing how incredible confidence is, the next step is to keep learning and growing. Here are some ways to keep boosting your confidence.
Lack of belief in yourself can stop you achieving anything at work. This is because you’ll be more likely to give up before you get very far and you’re likely to believe the negative things you tell yourself. With a little confidence, you'll be unstoppable. With that in mind, here are tips you can use to build your confidence in the workplace.
We’ve all experienced some type of self-doubt and self-sabotage, but we can’t let this get in the way of your career goals. In this section, you'll learn all about the Impostor Syndrome and how it can cause strong feelings of inadequacy; it’s the sense that you are just pretending, no matter how successful or capable you really are. Does this sound familiar? It’s more common than you think.