Today I want to talk to you about building your self-belief.
I worked with a lady recently who felt she wasn’t good enough in meetings and giving presentations. She felt tongue-tied, ineffective and unheard/appreciated. She told me she wanted to... Read more »
I met a lady yesterday who brimmed with positivity, smiles and assertiveness. Yet she really lacked confidence on the inside, felt insecure and afraid. Like many of my clients, you’d never have guessed she had problems with confidence or self-belief. ... Read more »
In conversation with my supervisor yesterday, I realised I was slipping into Impostor Syndrome mode – feeling not good enough as a coach and fearing being ‘found out’. Interesting, given the number of clients I work on this with, and... Read more »
Have you ever been in the situation when you feel anxious or out of your depth? When you want to come across well but fear you’re not being heard, or in danger of making a fool of yourself? I guess... Read more »
Some while back I was chatting with a fellow coach about self-confidence, and she mentioned how having self-confidence and self-belief is not about always feeling confident. Instead, it’s about knowing, deep down, that you will cope in those moments when... Read more »
So often when a client is working on confidence and self-esteem issues, I hear them say: “But I don’t want to come across as arrogant”, or “I hate cocky people, and don’t want to be like them.”
I can honestly... Read more »
Do you ever feel not good enough?
Certainly a number of my clients feel this way. Even though they recognise things they’re doing well in many ways, they nevertheless are excruciatingly aware of the ways in which they feel to... Read more »
It’s interesting how familiar people I work with often are with the Impostor Syndrome, even if they’re not familiar with that term. That’s the situation where you may appear very confident, but fear you will be found out as not... Read more »