Confidence. It’s certainly true that some people have wallpapered their comfort zone with confidence, while for others it’s something that seems completely out of reach, but the reality is that confidence is something you can develop over time.
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Here are five GamePlan A blogs to inspire and activate your potential:
1. Control your mind
We all know that our brain controls our body; but did you know that it’s also the other way around?
“Our bodies change our minds. Our minds change our behavior. And our behavior changes outcomes,” says Shaba Mohseni, who explains how bodily expression can directly and instantly impact your confidence.
2. Training ground
Some people have lost their fear of heights by bungee jumping. Signing up for an improv workshop is an equally bold step for the introverts amongst us.
“The secret sauce to improv – the core philosophy and the engine that makes it work – is two short words: “Yes, and…” says Holly Mandel.
3. Role models
An interview with social innovator and designer Lauren Currie shows how you need to embrace vulnerability and learn to tolerate failure to allow confidence to prosper.
4. The stage
Your confidence needs to be tried and tested to enable it to grow.
This seven-step guide to mastering public speaking by Marcus Leach will help you to get this control over your emotions.
5. The importance of confident leadership
Confidence is a central quality of good leadership. Triple hockey Olympian and Senior Director for marketing at adidas, Kate Woods, knows that:
As with every manual, it is worthless just reading about it; instead, you have to take action. I am curious to hear from you: