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Confidence – How You Can Feel Confident

Confidence is so important to your personal and professional success and wellbeing. So what can you do to feel confident? In this video, I’ll talk about how you can feel confident now and into the future, with:
– building long-term confidence
– creating a short-term confidence boost

Watching this Video is worth 2 Management Courses CPD Points*.
(See below for more details)

This video is part of course module number 1.5.3
Program 1: Managing Yourself
Course 5: Personal Impact
Section 3: Confidence

Primary videos that precede this video include:
This is the first video about Confidence. But do take a look at our videos on assertiveness:
– The Basics & Basis of Confidence https://youtu.be/nl4_uIKV1yk

Primary videos that follow this video include:
– 10 Tips to Act with Confidence https://youtu.be/At-tryRfEXU

Four things will build long-term confidence:
1. Inventorying your resource base
2. Setting goals and noticing your successes
3. Your physical life
4. Stop thinking about what other people think

For a rapid confidence boost, use the triangle of confidence:
– Visualization
– Self-talk
– Physiology

Continue your Personal Confidence Log from the last video:
1. What do you want in your life, soon (3 months), mid-term (1 year) and long-term (5+ years)? Set yourself goals (4 MC CPD Points)
2. Make changes to your exercise and recreational routines. Plan them out in your log. (2 MC CPD Points)
3. …and then start them. Keep them up to gain 2 MC CPD Points for each of the first four weeks you follow your plan.
4. Make a list of choices you make that have been dictated by what others think of you. These include choices about how to feel bad. (2 MC CPD Points)
5. Write down alternative choices that you would make if the only thing that mattered was feeling proud of the choices you make and the things you do. (2 MC CPD Points)
6. Next time you find yourself in a situation where you need a confidence boost, use the Triangle of Confidence. (4 MC CPD Points)

Free Resources
– CPD Tools – https://gum.co/MC-CPD
Paid resources
– Management Courses Onboarding Kit – https://gum.co/MC-ObK ($3)

– The Chimp Paradox https://geni.us/yvTgd
– Daring Greatly https://geni.us/Es4TiK5
– The Confidence Code (mainly written for women) https://geni.us/QV1esg

Management Courses Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points
You can record your Management Courses CPD points on our free, downloadable CPD record log.
Download it here: https://gum.co/MC-CPD

Each video has two levels of MC CPD points. For this video:
– If you simply watched the video, record 2 MC CPD points
– If you also carried out all of the recommended exercises, score a total of 24 MC CPD points

Links to our book recommendations are affiliated through Amazon


Avoid Leaking Authority and Giving up Gravitas
Structure Your Comments: 5 Ways to Enhance your Authority
Style and Presentation to Enhance Your Gravitas
The Power of Silence: How to Use it to Enhance Your Gravitas
Speaking with the Voice of Authority: How it Builds Gravitas
The Presence of Gravitas: How Deliberate Pacing makes People Take Note
Credibility: Gain Gravitas through Knowledge and Experience
The Trust Equation – Gravitas needs Trust
How to Build Rapport (Develop your Charisma)
How to be Likeable (Develop your Charisma)
The 7 Elements of Charisma
Physical Presence – Creating the Impression you are Completely Present
Mental Presence – Being there, mentally
Presence, Charisma, Gravitas: What’s the Difference?
Confidence – 10 Tips to Act with Confidence
Confidence – The Basics & Basis of Confidence
Assertiveness – What to Say to be Assertive
Assertiveness – Recognize Passive, Aggressive, & Assertive Behaviors
Assertiveness – What are Passive, Aggressive & Assertive?
First Impression – How to Use Posture and Gesture
Make a Good First Impression – Positive Attitude
First Impression – Appearance: How to Look the Part

Mike Clayton

About Mike Clayton 

Dr Mike Clayton is a (former) Project Manager and now a management educator. Having trained thousands of people at live workshops, seminars, and conferences, he now delivers training mainly via video. He has 14 books with international publishers and runs two successful YouTube channels. He is also the founder of OnlinePMCourses.com

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