Developing confidence is similar to developing a muscle or a skill. It takes training and persistence. It's easier than you think -- trust me -- you just need time and patience. Start with these three simple things:
Leaders are regularly faced with difficult questions. Often, it's not your answer to those questions, but your delivery that has the most influence on how you are perceived and the impact of your response.
When interviewing successful female entrepreneurs I often ask the question "what are the secrets to your success" and "what are the must-haves for successful entrepreneurs". Diane von Furstenberg, Stella&Dot founder Jessica Herrin, Tory Burch and several others have indicated that confidence is one trait that is critical to success.
You matter for a moment in today's history and then you are buried under a barrage of other Friends you Like. They are Self-ing too. On top of you. W...
Day 1 was rough. Awkwardness oozed from my lips as I stared into my eyes -- eyes that showed sadness, fatigue, loneliness, and guilt -- and uttered, "I love you." I felt like a used car salesman trying to unload a clunker to the girl in the mirror.
Not all of us are naturally strong. Some have anxiety or are insecure, which easily puts cracks in your armor. So, how do you toughen up to gain the utmost confidence? Here are seven ways to mentally toughen you up.
I vowed to myself, there in that kitschy water park, that I won't ever sit on the sidelines again. I won't deny a pool date because I don't want to wear my bathing suit.
Imagine a world where we didn't live our lives according to what the haters said? If we were comfortable to be free and confident in our own skin? I am not my tummy, or my stretch marks or any of my other flaws, rather, they are a part of me.
Once upon a time last week, I was driving in rivers of traffic when I saw two people on the shoulder of the road. Their two cars had been in a fender ...
Human beings are communal animals. We thrive when we're connected; when we feel a sense of belonging and interdependence. We hate the idea of rejection because it plays on our primal fears of being alone and perhaps unable to fend for ourselves.
there are a few things this experience taught me about the importance of honoring oneself and going after dreams no matter how big or small. Here are the eight things getting a tattoo taught me about myself:
I had been working with Pamela for a couple of months, attempting to help her see and value her true self, her essence. I could easily see her beautif...
Confidence is aqueous and ever-changing. Just when you think you're grasping it in your hands, it can trickle through your fingers. I am reminded of this as I awkwardly haul a leg over the torso of my lover and sink into his chest as we sink deeper into the soft mattress in our room at the W.
Other people's opinion of my body or appearance is fading faster than my firm chin line. I'm comfortable in my own skin... even though it seems to be stretching in interesting spots. I've come to terms with my body, my age, my looks.
This past weekend, 40 aspiring teen leaders gathered for a weekend of inspiration to challenge the status quo, live confidently and change the world. It's a big undertaking, so we sought the advice, insight and stories of incredible female role models.
The unoriginal, uninspired, and lacking of confidence in the phenomenon of a person who steals your ideas, words, and work is an eye roll to every business owner.