Did you ever have that colleague who lauded himself as the company’s greatest asset all while delivering sub-par results forcing the whole team to work much harder?
In an article for the Atlantic magazine, the authors of The Confidence Code, Katty Kay and Claire Shipman wrote, “Confidence is a belief in one’s ability to succeed, a belief that stimulates action. In turn, taking action bolsters one’s belief in one’s ability to succeed. So confidence accumulates—through hard work, through success, and even through failure.” We know that confidence is inextricably linked to high performance. Self-confident people are more successful in all areas of life and successful people have high self-confidence. The main impediment for people with low self-confidence is the reluctance to accept challenges beyond their comfort zone. Professional growth requires breaking through your limits to get to the next level.
Here are 20 things you can do to get beyond it and boost your professional confidence: https://fairygodboss.com/articles/rise-up-how-to-promote-your-confidence-your-career