Confidence

Tap into your confidence and energy
In this section, we break down the concept of confidence into a set of practical, easy-to-use principles. These articles will help you understand and cultivate the essential characteristics of confidence, and apply them in every area of your life — at home, at work, and out in the world.

Dr. Gervais | The Art of Self-Mastery & Becoming Who You’re Meant to Be


In today’s episode, we cover what it means to achieve mastery of a subject or skill with Dr. Michael Gervais, a high performance psychologist working in the trenches of high-stakes environments with some of the best in the world, training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and revealing one’s potential Introduction Mastering anything takes some talent, but it … Read More


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Keith Ferrazzi | The Art of Strength and Vulnerability in Leadership


In today’s episode, we cover with Keith Ferrazzi what it means to lead without authority. Keith is an American entrepreneur, recognized global thought leader in the relational and collaborative sciences, and NYT best selling author of Leading Without Authority and Never Eat Alone. There is more to leadership than telling other people what to do, so what does it mean … Read More


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David Nurse | 7 Steps to Unshakable Confidence


In today’s episode, we cover the 7 steps to unshakable confidence with David Nurse. David is an NBA life and optimization coach, future bestselling author, and worldwide motivational speaker. Confidence can be developed with consistent practice like any other skill, but what concrete steps can you take everyday to achieve the confidence you’ve always wanted? What to Listen For What … Read More


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Jonah Berger | The Art of Persuasion


In today’s episode, we cover what it means to change someone’s mind with Jonah Berger. Jonah is a marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and internationally bestselling author of Contagious, Invisible Influence, and The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone’s Mind. Introduction The art of persuading others goes back as far as humans have had ideas … Read More


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Building Self-Confidence: Fake it ‘til You Make it


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Building self-confidence will help you in nearly every aspect of your life.  From attracting women to earning more respect from bosses and co-workers, increasing self-confidence will have everyone seeing you in a more positive light.  But if confidence doesn’t come naturally, then you may have to work to build it up.  That is, you’ll have to learn how to “fake … Read More


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How to Hold Great Eye Contact


My friends don’t have it easy. They always serve as unknowing test subjects in my social experiments. I write “unknowing,” but I do feel like they suspect at least something. One clue is that their first question always seems to be: “What book are you currently reading?”. Probably a veiled attempt to foresee the experiment they are about to undergo. … Read More


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Building Confidence — The Skyline of Life


Building Confidence -- The Skyline of Life

Confidence, like a building, takes a lot of effort to develop, regular maintenance to keep it in good shape, but just a single blow to destroy it. Here’s how to ensure you’re nurturing — and not abandoning — your confidence to the elements. [Photo by gags9999] It can take months, years, even decades to build a superstructure or sky rise … Read More


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How to Restore Your Confidence After It Takes A Hit


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If you’re working hard and taking chances in life, here’s an uncomfortable truth: You will fail from time to time, and certainly more than the average person. The cost of confronting your limitations, of course, is your sense of confidence, the one quality we need to succeed and risk losing when we fail. Understanding how to restore confidence when it … Read More


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Birdman, Self-Doubt, and the Fear of Criticism


Birdman, Self-Doubt, and the Fear of Criticism

In this writer’s estimation, anyone who has ever attempted to make/do/create something (isn’t that all of us?) should be able to take away something from the movie Birdman.[Image by Fox Searchlight] Author’s note: There are minor Birdman spoilers in here. If you haven’t seen the film yet, reading this won’t necessarily ruin it for you, but some of this piece … Read More


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