Confidence Booster

Are you Shy?


Shy people have difficulty in asking for things and getting ahead. The good news is that if you “fake it”, you can make it. Here are a few tips and tricks for making you feel more confident when you need to ask an all important question, like “Can I have this job!”


Posturing Confidence


Standing up straight and presenting yourself in your best light will make you feel bigger and more confident, ready to take on any challenge. Square your shoulders, lift your chin and put a real smile on your face. Dress comfortably but smartly.


Think positively


Thoughts carry weight. If you think – “I’m never going to …”- it won’t happen. So groom your thoughts in your favour. “I will”, “I can” - all positive thoughts that will make you feel like you can make things happen.


Speak positively


In the same way words carry weight. Always speak positive words. Avoid words like “sorry” and “can’t” in you speech. Using positive words will help reinforce your confidence.


Pace yourself


Deep breaths before asking a question can help the words come across slowly and clearly. It will help you not to feel nervous and stumble over what you want to say. You can even practice in the bathroom mirror to help you feel more at ease.


Feel confident


Using these simple techniques can help you ask questions, in a positive way, with amazing results. Bring your questions with an open smile, standing up straight and tall – “fake it” to make it!


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