2010 oct 22 - confidence building - communication skills -


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2010_Oct_22_ – Confidence Building in the context of Communication Skills - Training Programme on Communication Skills and Inter-personal Skills - MCR HRD Institute – Hyderabad.

This is a special presentation made for the 5 day programme, titled “Communication Skills and Inter-personal Skills” – conducted by the MCR HRD Institute [Marri Chenna Reddy Human Resource Development Institute] for the Gazetted Officers of the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

The seminar was in Telugu, and if you are interested, please visit:
www.archive.org and search for Prof. V. Viswanadham, and sort the results by date added.

It is humbly suggested that you may please use the power point presentation/s, freely. Please feel free to refer to these website/s to your friends and motivate them to become better, continuously. Please help me to spread the motivating message to as many people as possible.

Your feedback will be highly appreciated. You can give your feedback to Viswam.vangapally@gmail.com.

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2010 oct 22 - confidence building - communication skills -

  1. 1. Confidence BuildingConfidence Building in the context of Communication SkillsCommunication Skills presented by: Prof. V. ViswanadhamProf. V. Viswanadham
  2. 2. we are social beings. People can not live without each other. As soon as we are in contact with others we are communicating. We make use of spoken and written language ~ And also BODY LANGUAGE.
  3. 3. Self-ConfidenceSelf-Confidence is evidentis evident throughthrough body language andbody language and speech.speech.
  4. 4. The content of a spoken message needs to be interpreted ~ with the help of Body language, and Tonality of voice.
  5. 5. It would be good to become conscious of both our own and others' body language
  6. 6. confidence is needed to grow as a person and achieve something in your life.
  7. 7. Confidence in one's self is something that everyone needs. Confidence helps you to be happy andto be happy and hopefully quite successful.hopefully quite successful.
  8. 8. Confidence is needed to communicate your needs and feelings in an effective way. Unless we know how to communicate, we can’t hope to get what we want out of life.
  9. 9. Just as many activities can be learned, you must pay attention, learn seriously, and practice continuously to improveto improve your confidence levelsyour confidence levels in communicating effectively.
  10. 10. Confidence improves when You begin to feel goodbegin to feel good about yourselfabout yourself ~ which means being happy with your insideinside [ your positive attitude and your moods ] and your outsideoutside appearance.
  11. 11. Dressing neatly and nicely can build your self confidence, because when you look good you will feel good.
  12. 12. Your posture also plays an important role in how you feel about yourself. The way you walk, talk, look and look up, will make a big difference, and cause a boost to your self-confidence.
  13. 13. Your language, whether it is self-talk, or, when you are talking to others also plays an important role in how you feel about yourself.
  14. 14. Your past experiences and more particularly, what you have done, and what you are doing now, combine powerfully to play an important role in how you feel about yourself.
  15. 15. One major contributor to one's confidence levels is the experiences and events that have happened in the past. More importantly, what you are willing to learn. Please note that there are no failures,no failures, just outcomes.just outcomes.
  16. 16. To boost your confidence levels don’t brood over the past. LEARN THE LESSONSLEARN THE LESSONS and Learn to Live in the Present for the sake of the Future.
  17. 17. Have you ever listed Your STRENGTHS ?STRENGTHS ? Too many people emphasise their weaknesses rather than their strengths. They program themselves negatively to expect failure rather than positively to expect success.
  18. 18. Do you PROCRASTINATE ?Do you PROCRASTINATE ? Terror of Failure ? Fear of Success ? Then, you are postponing the opportunity to Boost your confidence levels.Boost your confidence levels.
  19. 19. Work on your existing skill level. Have a schedule, start noting down your ideas, and more importantly, noting down your practice, progress, and review. Keeping track, improves your skill, and also your confidence.
  20. 20. Work on your existing attitude. Review your attitude, start improving your attitude, and more importantly, feel positively capable of improving – Adopt “I can do itI can do it” attitude.
  21. 21. Confidence Awareness Exercise What are your positive attributes ? 1. Something I do well is ... 2. Something I have achieved is ... 3. One of my best characteristics is ...
  22. 22. Confidence Building Steps 1.keep a daily log or diary ~ where you make a note of any positive action you have initiated or have received a positive feedback
  23. 23. Confidence Building Steps 2. As confidence improves with action, motivate yourself to have a goal,a goal, to improveto improve and then plan for improvement. Now, identify much smaller, measurable and achievable goals which will contribute, even if only in a small way, towards the vision of a self confident you.
  24. 24. Confidence Building Steps 3. Make a note in your Self Confidence Success Log when you achieve it – then analyze the contributing factors, and reward yourself for the success, to serve the purpose of reinforcement.
  25. 25. How to get an Extra HourExtra Hour out of every day TO BOOSTTO BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE ?YOUR CONFIDENCE ?
  26. 26. "Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.“ -Michael O'Brien
  27. 27. You're either bbuuiillddiinnggyourself up or tteeaarriinngg yourself down.
  28. 28. Think good of yourself, for the world takes you at your own estimate.
  29. 29. "If we don't change,"If we don't change, we don'twe don't ggrrooww.. If we don't grow,If we don't grow, we aren'twe aren't reallyreally livingliving."." -Gail Sheehy-Gail Sheehy
  30. 30. The impact ofThe impact of 1%1%
  31. 31. If you improveIf you improve your lifeyour life by only 1% each dayby only 1% each day for a year,for a year, you will increaseyou will increase your effectivenessyour effectiveness by a staggeringby a staggering 3650%3650%[ it will be much more if you include the compounding effect ][ it will be much more if you include the compounding effect ]
  32. 32. Ask your spouse, 2 friends and/or colleagues to write down what your strengths are and what your top qualities are.
  33. 33. And if you dare ~ ask your spouse, and at least 2 friends to write down what your weaknesses are and what your negative qualities are.
  34. 34. And what do you propose to do after knowing your strengths and weaknesses?
  35. 35. Analysis
  36. 36. Goal setting
  37. 37. Action Planning
  38. 38. Review
  39. 39. Reflection
  40. 40. Internalization
  41. 41. Radiating the improved confidence level
  42. 42. C = (A+B) + (K+E) + P C = self confidence, A = action, B = belief, K = knowledge, E = experience P = practice.
  43. 43. I hope that you have learnt today which will be of benefit to you for the rest of your life, it's how to build self confidence.
  44. 44. GOOD LUCK
  45. 45. For the sake of record As on 16th Oct 2010 - Prof. V. Viswanadham has uploaded live recordings of more than 350 of his speeches to www.archive.org. ‘Communication Skills’ - has been downloaded, 665 times. More than 150 Power Point Presentations, [ slides ] can be freely viewed at: www.scribd.com So far, 72,699 have viewed. www.slideshare.net/viswanadham - One of the presentations, titled Communication
  46. 46. In case YOU liked this speech and presentation ~ for listening to more speeches and for viewing more presentations, Please Visit: Visit: http://www.archive.org and Search for Prof. V. Viswanadham ~ please download and then kindly listen.
  47. 47. In case YOU liked this presentation ~ for viewing more presentations, on various topics, ~ please download and then kindly view to appreciate better the animation aspects. Please Visit: Please visit : www.scribd.com and search for Viswam.vangapally4581 and / or www.slideshare.net/viswanadham In case YOU want to give some feedback / contact me : Viswam. vangapally@gmail.com Prof. V. Viswanadham ~ [040 – 2722 3383]