Confidence is one of those things that makes all the difference when it comes to realizing your potential. So many people have great ideas and great ambitions, but lack the confidence to follow through when it counts. They hold themselves back. Their amazing and bold ideas turn into lackluster ideas, as fear starts talking (if they talk at all.) A while back, a team in HR interviewed me on confidence, because enough people pointed back to me as somebody they saw as confident. What HR wanted to know is, where does my confidence come from?
For me, it mostly came from a relentless focus on making impact. I put my focus on doing great things, creating raving fan customers, and taking on big challenges. Where you put your focus, instantly changes your confidence. If you’re too worried about how you look or how you sound, then you aren’t putting enough focus on the amazing thing you are trying to do. So it wasn’t confidence per se. It was more like putting my focus on the right things. But there was more to it. I was confident because of a...(Read whole news on source site)