Confidence is the key to success. If you want to be a successful businessman you need to possess this attitude in order to surpass failure in your business. Lucky those who have inborn confidence while others still need to develop it. Confidence probably comes out in terms of your reactions in certain circumstances. Below are the 6 ways on how to gain more confidence personally.
Six Ways On How To Increase Your Self-Confidence
- Ponder this question: “What would be the best solution in times of worst happening?” when you are engaged in an enterprise.
Just like in school you need to be ready when taking up your major exams. Remember that as long as you have studied all your lesson, then you can really say that you’ll pass. But have the thoughts of the worst outcome in order for you to be aware of. Envision the possible results. That’s why it is necessary to be well prepared and put your attention to the wrong might happen. Monitor your whereabouts in order for you to have the full control and maybe you could ask for help if needed.
- Is it your first time to do this thing? To improve with this, act as if you did it before.
Again, always have positive thinking because it will really help you in this matter. Do practice tests where you can determine your intelligence literally. It’s just like a gown rehearsal where you ensure that everything fits and will work splendidly. You can also take down or download the ACT, SAT, and GED online to help you with your practice tests. It will also work the visualization exercise where you can imagine and close your eyes as you try to remember yourself doing it perfectly. Involve all your 5 senses when you visualize. There are studies that the mind cannot determine the distinction of imagining vividly on something from what is real, so definitely this way will be effective.
- Look for someone and imitate to be your role model. Who is that someone whom you are admired the most because of the confidence he has that leads him to be better in his field.
Let that someone to be your role model by mimicking all of his actions such as the values, attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs as well. You can also talk to them personally if you have time just to see how he does like. If you can’t, just observe and get as much exposure with that person from afar. Let them know that you admire them so that it will boost more their confidence because there is you who is a fan of them. Talk to them politely and work for them.
- Act “as-if” you are confident.
It’s like playing a game of make-believe that your mind will turn it into reality. How would you execute your act as if you were confident? How would express your move or speak as a self-assured speaker or performer? Those are questions that you must ponder in becoming a confident you in reality. Then always try to be that confident in front of everybody until you can no more determine the difference of your acting and your reality. There would be a time that you will get used to it.
- Always have the mind in the future and try to analyze what will you do if you have life-changing situations. It may sound depressive but think of yourself as being in your worst nightmare that you can no longer survive decades from now. If you look back on your life, would the present circumstance that befalls you even matter? Keep things in perspective. This way, your fears will be diminished.
- Banish the vexatious little negative voice within yourself.
Don’t ever listen to the voice that comes from within because it will just slow you down. Disarm the voice that only breeds negative thoughts in your mind. Instead, alter it to someone who looks joke to you that this will not affect you. Diffuse it from being something that scares you and into something not so important. Then it will no longer disturb you that even its presence is useless to you.
Whatever endeavor you are about to hurdle, think that “You got this” and “You’ll make it”. These 6 tips about how to increase your self-confidence can be effective if you foremost believe that you can do it whatever the odds may be.
David Rosales is a start Writer and Freelancer at Remote Lad. He is also writing for publications like Kivo Daily and The Weekly Trends