5 Ways For Women To Build Confidence

September 19, 2014
5 Ways For Women To Build Confidence

So I know what you are about to say.  What does a 44 year old guy know about women building confidence.  I’m not about to tell you that I know the secret of women, but I thought I would attempt to list some things women can do to build confidence.  After reading  from the book The Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, I picked up these 5 ways woman can build confidence:

  1. You don’t have to make things perfect, so stop tinkering
    You have to keep moving forward and tinkering takes time.  Even if you are wrong, failing fast can reduce the time going down blind alleys.
  2. Leave your comfort zone
    Try something you thought you’d never be good at.  The old saying  “What doesn’t kill you will make you stronger” is so true.
  3. Take credit for your successes
    Don’t just brush off a compliment, accept it.  Use it to give your next step confidence.
  4. Give rid of Upspeak
    You know, when you make a question out of a sentence that isn’t a question.  Say things with confidence.  If you don’t sound confident, why will anyone believe you.
  5. Trust your instincts
    Don’t be intimidated.  Use what you believe in to build your connections.  As Shipman states in her book, “Think less. Take action. Be authentic.”

Let your Smart Money Move for this week be to see how confident you are.  Take the confidence quiz from Kay and Shipman’s website. 

Written by: Van Pappas CFP®
Vice President and Private CFO™, oXYGen Financial, Inc.
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