It’s been estimated that we each have upwards of 50,000 thoughts per day. How many of yours are negative?
Author: Tony Alessandra
A good self-image doesn’t follow success – it precedes it, as Robert L. Shook says in his book Winning Images. Someone saddled with a poor self-image may fool some people some of the time, but eventually they’ll fail, unless they comes to grips with their basic self-image.
Resilience is a measure of how much you want something and has to do with your emotional strength. For instance, how many cold calls can you make in a row that all turn out to be, “No, thank you.”?
You generally wear your positivity on the “inside.” However, your enthusiasm is how you show it to the world – by your face, your voice, and your gestures.
There likely will be setbacks and occasional self-doubts on the road to maximizing your charisma. You’re going to need patience and persistence. But it’s important to keep moving toward your goal.
Having confidence means you believe in yourself; you trust your own judgment and resourcefulness. Self-confidence is knowing that you have the wherewithal to function reasonably well in the world.
When your need to compete, and be superior to someone else, gets in the way of the best possible outcome for both of you – competition becomes a liability. I’m talking about the kind of person who always needs to be “one up” on other people.