You can have all the education and the best experience in the world and lack the confidence you need for ultimate success. Confidence is a catalyst which can make a real difference in the scope of your life and propel you to a greatness you wouldn’t have without it.
With confidence, you can turn the impossible into the possible – create success where others might give up. While you can gain confidence from education and experience, the confidence must come from inside and you must project it in a way that others find inspiring.
Confidence provides the power you need to step into unknown situations – unafraid and determined to succeed. Leaving behind the secure and the known in your life may take incredible confidence. Without it, you may become stuck in a milk-toast type of life and never get out of a rut or a career that’s going nowhere. Continue reading
Confidence and competence are crucial to ultimate success no matter what your endeavor is. The more competence you have in a given career, sport or personal goal, the more confident you will become that you can complete the task giving it all you’ve got – mentally and physically.
Competence means that you have unwavering belief in yourself to meet and complete any challenge. Your competence comes from the understanding, knowledge and willingness to perform whatever is needed to become successful in a chosen field.
Confidence is more of a state of mind that you have the ability to go forward with a goal or task. With competence added to the mix, you will be able to present an image to others that you’re strong and have the qualities needed to undertake a task.
The two traits, confidence and competence, are powerful components in your life and with them, you can achieve beyond your wildest dreams. Those who are confident in their abilities feel competent to seek more challenges, push themselves to new heights, even though they have already succeeded. Continue reading
Confidence can make you feel good about yourself – “able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.” But, can too much confident make you arrogant? While confidence is becoming, arrogance can undermine what you’re striving to achieve. A bit of humility can go a long way to increase your attractiveness and make your true confidence stand out.
Sometimes the line between confidence and arrogance becomes blurred. Before you do more damage to your reputation than good, there are some things you should ask yourself about you may come across to others. This includes:
- Do you make eye contact? If you avoid making eye contact with others, you could project the image of being interested in only yourself. Confident people make eye contact and are interested unequivocally in the conversation taking place.