So much of being successful in business is about self confidence, that if you’re not the most confident person in the world – it can feel like the whole industry is against you. Perhaps you’ve had more than a few disastrous interviews in the past, or maybe most of your interviews appear to go well on the day but never result in anything. Do you find it hard not to fidget when you’re nervous? What about speaking – do your words get caught in your throat when you’re anxious?
Whilst it’s completely natural to feel nervous in high pressure situations – you shouldn’t have to with crippling self confidence issues and you don’t have to. There are ways you can conquer those voices in your head that tell you you’re not good enough. There are clear, direct steps that you can take to squash those voices and replace them with a new found confidence.
If you’ve got a big job interview or presentation scheduled and you can afford the extra expense – buy yourself a ‘success outfit.’ If you it makes you look good, it will make you feel good. The experts at Pick The Brain point out that it doesn’t have to be expensive, it just has to be something that it feels really great to wear. It can be a snazzy new power suit, a pair of shoes, a new tie or even a new haircut – it doesn’t matter as long as it makes you feel good. Never wear anything you don’t feel comfortable with. Whilst a business outfit does have to fit certain criteria, it doesn’t have to be something you really dislike.
People are always stunned at just how much difference good posture can make. It has become natural for human beings to remained slumped – televisions and computers have seen to this. Most of us no longer remember what it feels like to stretch our spines out fully, to walk with a straight back and neck. Try it and you’ll be amazed at how… read more