Nurturing Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is being certain and trusting about yourself in regard to addressing certain tasks or all tasks. Self-confidence is critical to effective performance in the workplace and is the source of assertiveness, which is fully representing yourself (your opinions, recommendations, etc.) to others. One's self-confidence can be cultivated by using a variety of approaches, eg, ongoing success when performing tasks, ongoing support and affirmation from supervisors, successful coaching (from oneself and others) in the workplace, etc.

Self-esteem is a one's overall belief in their value as an individual, a human being. Thus, the concepts of self-esteem and self-confidence are closely related.

Various Perspectives on Self-Confidence

10 Ways to Instantly Build Self Confidence
The Self-Confidence Test
What Is Self-Empowerment?
Five Steps Towards Greater Self Confidence
How to Teach Yourself to Trust Yourself
Fear of Failure: Do You Have It?

Also see
Assertiveness
Attitude
Authenticity
Awareness
Bullying (Addressing)
Burnout
Cynicism
Emotional Intelligence
Job Satisfaction
Motivating and Inspiring Yourself
Physical Fitness
Self-Confidence
Stress Management
Work-Life Balance
Workaholism

Also see
Personal Development
Personal Productivity

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