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  • 1. How to Build Confidence
  • 2. Introduction
    • Very few people succeed in business without a degree of confidence.
    • Yet everyone has moments — or days, months, or even years — when we are unsure of our ability to tackle challenges.
  • 3. Introduction
    • Self confidence is the difference between feeling unstoppable and feeling scared.
    • Your perception of yourself has an enormous impact on how others perceive you.
  • 4. Definition
    • The state of mind characterized by one's reliance on himself.
    • It is a feeling of self-sufficiency; such assurance as leads to a feeling of security and self-reliance.
  • 5. Holding you Back
    • No one is immune to these effects of insecurity at work, but they don't have to hold you back.
  • 6. Feeling of Insecurity Important to Know
    • Confidence
    Security Positive Attitude Better Performance
  • 7. Overcoming the Feeling of Insecurity
    • Insecurity affects every human being in many different ways.
    • Overcoming this self-doubt starts with:
      • Assess your abilities, shortcomings and weaknesses, and try to correct them.
  • 8. Ways to Build Confidence
    • Preparation:
      • Practice will help you to develop aptitude, positive attitude and new skills.
  • 9. Ways to Build Confidence
    • Dress Sharp:
      • Although clothes don’t make the man, they certainly affect the way he feels about himself.
  • 10. Ways to Build Confidence
    • Personal Commercial:
      • Write a 30-60 second speech that highlights your strengths and goals, whenever you need a confidence boost.
  • 11. Ways to Build Confidence
    • Get feedback when you need it:
      • Ask someone who cares about your development as well as the quality of your performance to tell you what she thinks.
      • Be sure to pick the right person.
  • 12. Ways to Build Confidence
    • Take risks:
      • Playing to your strengths is a smart tactic but not if it means you hesitate to take on new challenges.
      • Many people don't know what they are capable of until they are truly tested.
      • Failure can be very useful for building confidence.
  • 13. Principles to Remember
    • Do:
      • Be honest with yourself about what you know and what you still need to learn
      • Practice doing the things you are unsure about
      • Embrace new opportunities to prove you can do difficult things
  • 14. Principles to Remember
    • Don´t:
      • Focus excessively on whether you or not you have the ability, think instead about the value you provide
      • Hesitate to ask for external validation if you need it.
      • Worry about what others think, focus on yourself, not a theoretical and judgmental audience
  • 15. Lico Reis Consultoria & Línguas Roberto Lico Reis Feel free to send us suggestions about new presentations, that can help you to face your life or professional challenges. [email_address] E-books: Linkedin: Twitter: @licoreis