Why Your Confidence Is The Pathway to Success

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“If greatness is what you want, then greatness is possible.”

In season 25, episode 4, Laura Garnett joins the show. She is the author of the Genious Habit and founder of Laura Garnett Consulting.

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How to Build Your Confidence

Confidence is essential for any kind of success because it comes from within. Confidence comes from a latin word fidere’ which means “to trust”; therefore, having a self-confidence is having trust in one’s self.

In order to build your self-confidence here are a few proven strategies:

  1. Visualize Somewhere Better in the Future
  2. Speak positive affirmations to yourself every day
  3. Do one thing to build your skill every day
  4. Remove things, people, and content that hurts your confidence
  5. Fill the void with people, things, and content that build your confidence
  6. Speak your value into existence
  7. Rinse and repeat

Other Topics Covered

  • Why being let go can be a blessing
  • How do you build self-confidence
  • What can leaders do to build confidence in others
  • Why your genius is a choice
  • Should professionals care about their timeline in their career
  • Why loving what you do is essential
  • What’s the difference between the process and the outcome

Key Quotes

“Building your confidence muscle is a pathway to success.”

“A leader has to be authentic, honest, transparent and kind when laying someone off.”

“If greatness is what you want, then greatness is possible.”

“Most people are unhappy at work because they don’t have a job that’s a good fit for who they are.”

“The timeline doesn’t matter when you love the work you are doing every day.”

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About the Author John Eades is the CEO of LearnLoft, a leadership development company making virtual training easy and effective. He was named one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Management & Workplace. John is also the author of  Building the Best: 8 Proven Leadership Principles to Elevate Others to Success and host of the “Follow My Lead” Podcast, a show that transfers stories and best practices from today’s leaders to the leaders of tomorrow. You follow him on Instagram @johngeades.