Imagine this. You've just been called out in front of a sizeable audience to do something that's way out of the norm. You're at a conference as a delegate and settling in for a morning of insights and entertainment. It's time for lights, camera, action; when out of the blue the host invites you to the stage. Now I don't know about you, but #cuttingAscratch is not something I've done before! Hit the image watch to my 41 second debut as a belly scratcher! Lee announed , "You're a natural." I'm still beaming.
Focus on Possibilities
What is unnatural is being willing to step outside your comfort zone. Yet risk taking is powerful and each of us has a choice to do things differently. I had the choice to decline my DJ debut. But how would that have made me feel? And what would it have done to the confidence coach brand? When you focus on problems you have more problems, when you focus on possibilities you have more opportunities. This is the way to win in the race called life. So go on, do something scary. It's liberating! More here.
Charge down any potential insecurities, because walking on the wild side of life is hugely rewarding both emotionally and financially. Remove any roadblocks by taking action. Leaders welcome new environments and understand their strengths. They compensate for their weaker points by delegating challenging areas to others. Successful people know that knowledge is a dynamic that is constantly changing and frequently ask, "Can I/we do this better?" When you look at your career, what changes can you make to enhance your future prospects? More on Career Confidence.
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