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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 ones 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 dont have to hold you back.
  • 6. Feeling of Insecurity Important to Know Confidence Better Performance SecurityPositive Attitude
  • 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 dont 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