Our communications are both non-verbal and verbal. In this article, we will investigate some of the things that people say every day that reduce their authority and influence at work and at home. Our word choices that may have the unintended effect of ceding control and influence to the other party fall into four primary categories.
Entries in confidence (3)
It is said that a journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step (Lao Tzu). To boost your career in a short period of time, start with a single action, one that will give you the most "bang for your buck" so to speak. Especially when starting a new role, these are called "quick wins" or "early wins." But quick wins can be pulled out of your career toolkit and used effectively at any stage.
When we have confidence in ourselves at work, we tend to be more decisive, assertive, and take more initiative. We feel good about ourselves, our contributions, and our decisions, and may act a little more boldly. Others tend to also view us differently when we are self-assured, and will often support or be persuaded more easily by someone who exudes conviction in their views. Try these 5 tips to boost your confidence at work.