One of the things I’ve battled with throughout my life has been self-doubt. I doubt that I’m good enough. I doubt people like me. And I doubt I make an impact on the world.
No one has told me any of those things. Yet my mind replays those thoughts on an almost daily basis.
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Self-doubt mocks me. It tells me I’m never going to be anything. Some days, I believe it. Other days I battle back and overcome the self-doubt I face.
But what does it take to overcome self-doubt? Let’s take a look.
Keep reading to get your free download on how to implement the information discussed in this article. There’s a free Overcoming Self-Doubt Checklist at the end that will help you take the steps to become more confident.
Why Self-Doubt Is Crippling
As you already know, self-doubt cripples you. When you don’t believe in yourself, you have a hard time taking action. Read more...
I recently had a conversation with a coworker about confidence. We came to an ironic conclusion.
Everyone is portraying themselves as confident. They have what it takes to get the job done. They are the ones you need to call if you need something done.
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But is this really the case? Are people really confident?
I don’t believe they are. I know I’m not. Yet I can come across as confident.
There’s this facade we all put up to protect ourselves from the outward gazes of those looking at us. The facade is hurting us.
I’m Not Confident, No Really… I’m Not
When I look at the daily changes I have to face in my career, in my home, with my friends, I begin to quake. I don’t know if I have what it takes to take care of my job, my home, my family, and my friends. But I put up a front. Read more...
War for the Planet of the Apes is the last film in the new Planet of the Apes trilogy. And she leaves us with an epic leadership message.
Warning: Spoilers for War of the Planet of the Apes below.
Leadership Lessons And Quotes From War For The Planet Of The Apes
1. Great leaders connect the past with the present and future:
As War for the Planet of the Apes open, you are treated to text that shares what happened in Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. These brief synopsis of the previous Planet of the Ape movies helps viewers remember what came before. And then prepares them for what is next by giving an intro to War for the Planet of the Apes. Read more...