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Confidence isn’t necessarily something that comes naturally, but anyone can be confident. Even if you’re not naturally confident, when you prepare enough, you can be confident anytime, anywhere.
Self-confidence is required in almost everything: advancing your career, starting a business, meeting people, pitching ideas to your boss.
Today, I’d like to share 5 secrets that will help you look more confident so you can improve your life.
Never Stop Learning
One of the most important elements of confidence is knowledge. When you predict what’s going to happen, you can cover at least the foundational aspects of a situation. So, seek out opportunities to learn more. If there’s an area you don’t feel confident in, work on it. Invest your energy in improving your knowledge or skills in it. Read books on the subjects, or go to a tutor. Take classes, if it helps.
Practice Speaking In Public
Jerry Seinfeld once said, “According to studies, most people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death.” If you have to give a presentation at work, prepare yourself by brainstorming questions that others might ask. Then, rehearse your answers in front of a mirror or with a friend. You’ll find that when you begin talking, the rest will just flow naturally.
Don’t Try To Be Perfect
Nobody’s perfect; not even those super-confident people who seem to know everything. Even the greatest entertainers and entrepreneurs have limits. If you ran out of cards to pull out, you can always incorporate fear into your act. This lets your audience relate to what you’re feeling.
It’s imperative that you allow confidence to become part of who you are. Of course, this won’t happen overnight. You can do this by practicing positive self-affirmations every day. Instead of telling yourself, “I feel so shy when I’m in a big group of people!”, try telling yourself, “I have nothing to lose might as well just say what I really feel.”
Stop Fearing, Start Conquering
When you adopt a conquering mindset, you’ll find it easy to interact with others at a social event. Being confident is the magic ingredient in succeeding as an entrepreneur. When you believe in yourself and your abilities, the world is your oyster. So go out there and be the best you can be.
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