Confidence is a feeling of capability. Confident in situations or about self.
Identify as a confident or not confident person. This judgment traps us in that mindset.
Why people are confident? Nature and Nurture
Stajkovic argues that confidence is not actually an observable variable, however, confidence sits at the core of four other manifestations: Hope, Efficacy, Optimism and Resilience.
Self Confidence vs Self Belief. (present scenario vs possibilities in future)
Men vs Women with regards to Confidence
Confidence and Influence, high performance, success in careers, happiness
Cocky, Confident, Arrogant, Smugness, Assertiveness
Self Fulfilling Prophecy: Belief you can do it makes it happen
Pygmalion effect. Rosenthal and Jacobson
Over Confidence, the Dunning Kruger Effect and the Confirmation Bias
Overestimate self underestimate challenge rub people up wrong way intimidate people
Genes vs Environment debate
Why people aren’t: Comparison, inner critic, worry, fear of success (begrudgery), Habit of not being confident,
Techniques for confidence:
Positive Mental Rehearsal: Vividly imagine what you want to have happen
Confident inner voice
Remember your achievements
Set yourself up for Small Successes
Make Intelligent Comparison with yourself
The Power of Visualization: Control of mind
Change the game you are playing