Do You Talk Yourself into Failing?
There are two types of people in the world — those who face a challenge and say, “This will be tough, but we can do it!” and those who say, “Nobody’s done this before. Why are we even trying?” While some may say that it’s good to be realistic, the biggest obstacle to your success… [Read More]
Are You Too Tough on Yourself?
Were you ever in a store and thought, I can’t believe how those parents are talking to their kid? While I’m all for disciplining children, that doesn’t mean being cruel or nasty in doing so. Along those same lines, some people are negative, critical, and mean-spirited to themselves. In fact, some people are kinder to… [Read More]
If You Can’t Be Yourself Around Others, Who Are You?
We all play pretend when we’re young. The problem is, when some folks get older, they continue to play pretend. They pretend to be confident when they’re insecure; they pretend to have opinions when they’re members of groupthink; and they pretend to be successful when they’re barely making ends meet. Did you ever ask yourself… [Read More]
3 Smart Ways You Can Gain Confidence in Yourself
Guest post by LaRae Quy I learned quickly in the FBI that success would not make me confident; instead, confidence would make me successful. Easier said than done, and I should know because I’d never shot a gun when I showed up at the FBI Academy. Guess what? FBI agents are required to become expert… [Read More]
Is Your Confidence Turning Into Egotism?
Do you know anyone who has a big ego? They constantly blow their own horn, fight to be the center of attention, and believe they’re always right, even when they’re not. They think they know it all, steer every conversation their way, and believe that the world revolves around them. Right? In fact, they have… [Read More]
What Does Your Name Say About You?
When you were born, your parents chose a name for you. They knew it was an important decision because it would identify you for life. Your name, however, is only a label; it isn’t half as important as what it represents. The fact is, although many people may share the same name, your reputation is… [Read More]