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I’m extremely introverted, but I challenged myself to be more outgoing for a week, and it made me feel more confident
I went from not speaking to anyone for an entire day to seeing movies by myself, chatting up strangers, and correcting my coffee order.
Opportunities, responsibility, and salary bumps are highly correlated with how confident and visible you are. So you have to be front and center.
Following body-positive social media accounts, considering the fun you'll miss if you avoid the beach, and listening to empowering music can help.
Confidence doesn't always come naturally. Here are some simple tips and tricks for feeling more confident.
From good posture to asking the right questions, some of these surprisingly simple social skills can really help you win people over.
Compliments activate the same part of your brain as getting cash. A psychotherapist explains how they work.
A sincere, thoughtful compliment can leave an impact even years later. What is it about compliments that makes them so powerful?
Sure, confidence can prompt you to raise your hand for a leadership position. But once you're in power, a little self-doubt can go a long way.
Don't be afraid to ask your boss for help on career issues that you're struggling with, says former GE exec Beth Comstock. It worked out well for her.
I used to let people walk all over me at work — until I learned how I could use my niceness to my advantage
Being too nice in business can be either a help or a hindrance. But if you use your agreeability to your advantage, you can negotiate masterfully while being 'nice.'
Confidence isn't something you are necessarily born with — but you can learn it. Susie Moore shares five ways you can build your confidence and exude a positive image to others. Doing so will not only help you feel great, but it can help you find more success.