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Leap Outside Your Comfort Zone and Achieve What You Want

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Confidence and You


Think of a recent social or business gathering you attended. Who were the people that projected confidence? You probably remember them well because confident people radiate a warmth and enthusiasm that draws people toward them. They approach these occasions as opportunities to meet, greet and grow. Less confident people, however, generally hide in the background or stick closely to people they know.

We all yearn to have confidence - to feel as if we belong. Here are a few tips to help you feel confident no matter what you're doing or whom you're with:

 

SmileConfident people smile - they smile with their mouth and their eyes. Their energy is positive. Even when they're nervous inside, they don't show it on their face.


Breathe. If you feel a little anxious around people or situations that are unfamiliar to you, take a few deep breaths to relax. Slow, mindful inhales and exhales lower anxiety and nervousness immediately.

 

Show Interest.  Take the focus off yourself and put it on others by asking thoughtful questions and listening with interest. People with confidence care about others. So always ask, listen and learn. 


Use Positive Self Talk.  Give yourself positive messages, reminding yourself of your strengths, talents and successes.  Recite a simple mantra for when you are feeling anxious or uncertain.


New situations can make anyone feel a bit anxious and uncertain.  By applying these simple tips, you will feel less nervous, more empowered, and more confident.

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I help individuals, teams and organizations enhance communications and improve executive presence by providing strategies for management and leadership development, career growth, and work/life balance.

My expertise is helping women in transition give VOICE to their work and life. The acronym VOICE addresses Values, Opportunity, Individuality, Commitment and Empowerment. If you’re ready to get vocal and have a clear plan in place for your sales and marketing strategy, develop leadership skills, know who you are as a leader, then connect with WorkLife for Women and be heard.

Our core competencies in personal development use an array of assessment technologies to realign individual performance through an understanding of passion, and strengths and motivations.

I have had the distinct pleasure of working with several individuals and organizations including The Columbus Dispatch, KBW Inc., Medical Mutual of Ohio, Nationwide Insurance, Nationwide Children's Hospital, New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center, NetJets, Yale-New Haven Hospital, The Ohio State University Department of Continuing Education, NARMS, The Limited, Pratt & Whitney, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Action for Children.





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