5 + 1 ways to emit confidence
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1. Relaxed body language
WHY: It helps other people feel relaxed too and builds up your confidence.
HOW: Spread yourself out comfortably. Move yourself freely. Have eye contact on special occasions.
2. Be non-reactive
WHY: If you are non-reactive it shows you are not pressured by what’s happening around you and have all the control.
HOW: Simply don’t react, stay silent under pressure. Pause and breathe.
3. Don't try to convince other people
WHY: It helps you be persuasive.
HOW: Frame yourself as an equal partner, be willing to walk away.
4. Signal good health
WHY: Healthy body carries a healthy mind.
HOW: Keep your back straight, posture upright and radiate positive energy. Try to smile.
5. Believe that you will be ok
WHY: This helps you tell the truth. You'll stop worrying about rejection and will never be weak.
HOW: Live it and be practical.
6. Bonus: Help your clients believe in you
WHY: How much would you trust being on a plane with a first-time pilot? What about being on a table of a first-time brain surgeon?
HOW: Emit competence. Make decisions swiftly and act firmly. Don’t hesitate.
A word on competencee
In business, your ability to project competence is essential to win over new customers and keep your existing ones. People will look closely to your actions for assessing your integrity, skills, and trustworthiness.
Everything you do, such as the way you react in certain situations, says a lot about who you are as a business owner. It has often been said that actions speak louder than words, and you'll "find more success" if you can show who you are by some good habits, manners and graces.
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