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Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway: 4 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Don't let self-doubt or lack of experience hold you back

Whether you’re starting a business, finally getting a passion project under way, or perhaps making a significant change in your life, there can be countless reasons to feel uneasy about doing something new. It makes sense. Some of us thrive on the ...

by Jason Fell  | May 04, 2019 06:00:00
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3 Myths About Confidence That Stop Women From Being Heard

Get rid of the limiting idea that you either have it or you don't

The idea of cultivating confidence sometimes gets a bad rap, because it often implies that we need to “fake it ’til we make it” (and for most of us that doesn’t ring true) or that being confident equals never being nervous again (which is ...

by Pam Reece  | October 31, 2018 06:00:00
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How to Boost Your Confidence, Even When You're the Only Woman in the Room

No matter what industry you're in, confidence is absolutely key

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.Long before I was a software executive, I was a practicing physical therapist (DPT). Moving from the female-dominated world of PT to the male-dominated world of tech was a culture shock -- to say the least.When I ...

by Heidi Jannenga  | July 31, 2018 02:00:00
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This Simple Email Tool Will Help You Sound More Confident

It does that by highlighting any words that are apologetic

When it comes to being confident, most of us can use a little help every now and then. Just a reminder that you are doing exactly what you’re supposed to be doing, and not shy away from a challenge.It can come in ...

by Nina Zipkin  | July 02, 2018 02:00:00
News and Events

(Infographic) How to Look and Sound More Confident

These quick tips will help boost your confidence in five minutes

Confidence is an integral part of success. Of course, there’s a difference between confidence and ego, and it’s important you don’t develop the latter.So how can you look and sound more confident? To start, focus on body language. Keep your hands visible and don’t put them ...

by Rose Leadem  | May 01, 2018 02:00:00
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To Massively Increase Your Confidence, Plan to Spend Your Time Constructively

Start by replacing something you do every day that you don't want anyone to know about

A friend asked me if I was planning to write a book and what I would write it on. Confidence, I replied. And I went a step further by telling her what the contents of the book would be: the word confidence, ...

by Dan Dowlling  | March 21, 2018 08:00:00
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5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Feeling More Confident

Try listening to bass-heavy music before that job interview or sales call. It works!

The problem is, most of us have a "natural" confidence level, depending on the situation. You might be naturally confident when you're competing in a sporting event, or naturally unconfident when meeting new people for the first time. There's virtually no way to ...

by Jayson Demers  | August 30, 2017 12:00:00
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How to Look Confident Even When You Don't Feel It

Keep your doubts to yourself and don't be in awe of anyone

Have you ever met someone who exudes confidence wherever they show up? There’s no need to be envious. You too can gain more confidence, even become the most confident person in the room, with just a little practice.Confidence, like many other desirable human ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | April 21, 2017 08:00:00
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How to Act Self-Confident

As the saying goes, 'fake it 'til you make it'

To help with confidence development, simply try “acting confident” to the outside world, practicing how it feels. The outside “show” helps the inside “take.” It’s okay to display confidence you don’t feel, to take a leap of faith. Pretending is not faking ...

by Debra Benton  | January 30, 2017 12:00:00
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The Unconventional Truth Is You Are Enough

The questions you ask yourself about whether you are enough are what's holding you back from success

As an entrepreneur or a career man or woman, we’re constantly asking ourselves whether we are enough. Society has placed extremely high expectations on what we think it takes to be successful. I love to ask the questions that very few people ...

by Tim Denning  | January 22, 2017 12:00:00
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9 signs you're successful”"even if it doesn't feel like it

The problem is not your lack of toys; it’s believing that toys indicate true success.

If you are ambitious, you are bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you are not yet living up to your expectations.We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most ...

by Travis Bradberry  | July 05, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

It turns out, you can quantify confidence

No more faking needed to make it.

When life calls on us to project confidence, whether you are going in for a major job interview, pitching investors or networking at a big conference, the old adage is just to fake it until you make it. But a new study ...

by Nina Zipkin  | May 09, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

7 reasons why you must become a millionaire

Even though becoming a millionaire is easier than it has ever been, not many people are willing or able to do it.

Do you want to be a millionaire?Reaching the millionaire mark is a laborious task and can only be accomplished by the serious individual who is willing to pay the price. Becoming a millionaire isn’t for those who just want to ‘settle’ in ...

by Daniel Ally  | April 04, 2016 08:00:00