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Building self confidence

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Confidence is not "they will like me." Confidence is "I will be fine even if they don't."
Two main things which contribute to self-confidence are:
1. Self-efficacy & 2. Self-esteem.
Building self-confidence is the first step to achieve success in any field.

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Building self confidence

  1. 1. Building Self ConfidenceBuilding Self Confidence By – N.G.PalitBy – N.G.Palit
  2. 2. What isWhat is Self-ConfidenceSelf-Confidence
  3. 3. What is Self-confidence?What is Self-confidence? Self-confidence is aSelf-confidence is a term used to describe howterm used to describe how secure a person is in hissecure a person is in his own decisions and actionsown decisions and actions && How free he is fromHow free he is from doubtsdoubts
  4. 4. Confidence is not ’they will likeConfidence is not ’they will like me’. Confidence is ’I will be fineme’. Confidence is ’I will be fine even if they don’t.’even if they don’t.’
  5. 5. What is Self-Confidence?What is Self-Confidence? Doing what you believe to be right,Doing what you believe to be right, even if others mock or criticize youeven if others mock or criticize you for it.for it. Being willing to take risks and go theBeing willing to take risks and go the extra mile to achieve better things.extra mile to achieve better things. Admitting your mistakes, and learningAdmitting your mistakes, and learning from them.from them.
  6. 6. Building Self-confidenceBuilding Self-confidence Two Main things contribute toTwo Main things contribute to self-confidence:self-confidence: Self-efficacy & Self- esteemSelf-efficacy & Self- esteem
  7. 7. The Vital First StepThe Vital First Step
  8. 8. What is Self Confidence?What is Self Confidence? Self confidence is oftenSelf confidence is often the single most importantthe single most important ingredient that distinguishes aingredient that distinguishes a successful person from othersuccessful person from other less successful people.less successful people.
  9. 9. Self -ConfidenceSelf -Confidence Self-confidence is extremely important inSelf-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect of life.almost every aspect of life. Self confident people inspire confidenceSelf confident people inspire confidence in others: their audience, their bosses,in others: their audience, their bosses, their customers and their friends.their customers and their friends. The good news is that self-confidenceThe good news is that self-confidence can be learnt and built on.can be learnt and built on.
  10. 10. Building ConfidenceBuilding Confidence Confidence beginsConfidence begins with changing yourwith changing your thoughts, then takingthoughts, then taking action for change.action for change.
  11. 11. Try to find outTry to find out The main causes forThe main causes for lack of confidencelack of confidence
  12. 12. What could beWhat could be the reasons?the reasons?
  13. 13. Negative life experiencesNegative life experiences We often develop feeling of inferiorityWe often develop feeling of inferiority and lack of self confidence throughand lack of self confidence through various life experiences at home,various life experiences at home, or in our jobs.or in our jobs.
  14. 14. Loss of a familyLoss of a family member or a closemember or a close friend.friend. OrOr Break up of aBreak up of a relationshiprelationship
  15. 15. Failures andFailures and reversals in lifereversals in life
  16. 16. Self CriticismSelf Criticism
  17. 17. External PressureExternal Pressure
  18. 18. Fear of failureFear of failure Believing that because you haveBelieving that because you have failed earlier, you will fail again.failed earlier, you will fail again. Fear of failureFear of failure depletes Self-Confidencedepletes Self-Confidence
  19. 19. Guilty FeelingsGuilty Feelings Guilty feelingsGuilty feelings may cause lowmay cause low self confidenceself confidence and esteem.and esteem.
  20. 20. How to increase yourHow to increase your self-confidence?self-confidence?
  21. 21. Boosting Self-ConfidenceBoosting Self-Confidence Tolerate reversal with a positive frame ofTolerate reversal with a positive frame of mind.mind. Sometimes hardship and reversals canSometimes hardship and reversals can bring out thebring out the ’best’best’ in us.’ in us. They can beThey can be ’blessings in disguise’!’blessings in disguise’!
  22. 22. Learn to tolerate reversalsLearn to tolerate reversals ”” I have not failed.I have not failed. I have just foundI have just found 10,000 ways that10,000 ways that won’t work:”won’t work:” -- Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
  23. 23. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan
  24. 24. Talk & Think PositivelyTalk & Think Positively Talking about your positive goalsTalking about your positive goals activates brain centers that openactivates brain centers that open you up to:you up to: ’’New Possibilities’New Possibilities’
  25. 25. InitiativeInitiative Develop ability to self-motivateDevelop ability to self-motivate && Accomplish goalsAccomplish goals
  26. 26. How to improve Self-confidence?How to improve Self-confidence? Approach your workApproach your work in a planned wayin a planned way coupled with acoupled with a positive frame ofpositive frame of mind.mind.
  27. 27. How to improve Self-How to improve Self- Confidence?Confidence?
  28. 28. Each one of us hasEach one of us has StrengthsStrengths && WeaknessesWeaknesses Don’t cry over yourDon’t cry over your shortcomings and weaknessesshortcomings and weaknesses
  29. 29. Choose yourChoose your friendsfriends carefullycarefully
  30. 30. FinallyFinally
  31. 31. Any Question?Any Question?
  32. 32. At The EndAt The End Please send your valuable feed-backPlease send your valuable feed-back to the following address:to the following address: nandapalit@yahoo.co.innandapalit@yahoo.co.in OROR Call: 91 9949118910Call: 91 9949118910

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