Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Look At That Confidence!

Have you ever noticed how most successful people are extremely confident? This is because in order to achieve your goals, you have to be confident in your own abilities!  People who lack that intrinsic confidence doubt their abilities to overcome obstacles, giving up on their goals too early. Finding ways to boost your confidence can be the key to achieving your goals whether they be academic, professional, or other.

Make sure you learn your strengths and weaknesses. Understanding what your strengths allows you to focus on tasks you know you can complete, boosting your confidence exponentially. Your weaknesses often are what bring your confidence down, but if you know what they are you can strengthen them, reducing their negative impact.

To build your confidence, you should find ways to celebrate small victories. While they may not seem like much, if you enjoy small achievements, you will have more motivation to complete future tasks. These compound, motivating you to complete even more tasks, and a series of these small victories can boost your confidence for months.

While confidence is definitely important towards achieving your goals, you don’t want to be arrogant. Confidence is based in reality and what you have actually accomplished, while arrogance is simply bragging about yourself. Being too confident makes you feel as if you can’t fail, significantly reducing your effort, which will inevitably lead to failure.

So have confidence in your own abilities, and continue taking the world by storm!

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