Confidence is how you win competition.

Confidence is how you win competition.

Confidence has been defined variously by different writers, scholars academicians and psychologists. It is a term which is generally understood to refer to FULL TRUST: it refers to the belief, consciousness and trust that a person, entity, authority or another thing is capable of succeeding in something. It also refers to the belief in yourself (self confidence).

Confidence is vital attribute which has made countries win wars; individuals win competitions and games, people do what seems impossible and it has also helped men and women make history. It is required by everyone be it at marriage, in school, at work, in positions of leadership and generally in your daily life.

Confidence gives you the freedom to make mistakes and cope with failure without feeling that your world has come to an end or that you are a worthless person.

Self confidence refers to the trust or confidence in self. It is the belief that you (or the person or entity you are acting for) will emerge victorious and successful in the task you want to undertake.

Confidence refers to as trust

With  confidence, you are able to meet most of the challenges in life. It will also help you do what people believe is impossible or difficult to do.

Take for example the time when former president of the United States of America Mr. Barrack Obama was launching his presidential campaign before the 2008 US elections.

Most people wished him away publicly and openly stated that he had little or no prospects of succeeding in his quest for US presidency.

These people said so while basing their opinion on the past racial hatred in the US. They never took in to consideration that the people can consider nation interests like economic growth and better foreign policy when choosing a president.

Mr. Obama adopted his Yes We Can campaign and he finally did it setting history as the first black African American president. One of the factors which can be attributed to his success is  confidence.

Had he become so much concerned and worried on the aftermath or the probability of losing he will have encountered a very great challenge than it was or even he would have lost.

Confidence is the key to success

Confidence is the key to unlock the door for successes in life. In the past, political commentators in the US also believed that he would not be reelected because his (Obama) administration failed to achieve what it had promised in the campaigns.

This position changed when the US soldiers killed one of the most wanted terrorists Osama Bin Laden. This earned his presidency and administration points. As matters stand, there are high chances of being re-elected in 2012.

This eBook is not about politics (or US politics) but the Obama case is just a real life example of what self confidence can do to people’s lives and inspire the lives of many others.

The well renowned public speakers, role models and successful people have one character which most people lack and it is none other than self confidence.

Most people lack self confidence and this causes them to miss many opportunities. You have to interact, talk and communicate with people if you are to progress.

You have to know how to talk to the public. All well known and respected public speakers have self confidence. Self confidence at the work place will make you discharge your daily duties and obligations confidently while you are sure that everything is going on well as required.

How to build self confidence quickly

  • How to be dedicated.

  • How to build a link to success and creating your ideal life style.

Self confidence can be built; you can train yourself. Like any other building activity, you have to mix several things so as to build self confidence.

If you build enough self confidence, you will have built a link to success and creating your ideal life style. Confidence is the pathway to success it will make you achieve what you what. It will make you a real model which inspires most people.

Though some people are naturally born with self confidence, most of them learn or acquire it as they grow. There is nothing which is as good as having self confidence.

Confidence is everything because you will proud of who you are, what you do and what you say. People will also trust and have faith in you . As stated earlier the well renowned speakers have one character which most people lack and it is none other than self confidence.

If you have self confidence you can convince. If you lack this attribute you will find it very hard or impossible to take leadership roles. The most successful men and women build self confidence in themselves and in whatever they do. Self confidence will also help you overcome challenges in life.

It will help you make decisions quickly and a put off any doubts which you may have on the probability of success or failure of the thing you want to undertake.

Check the following diagrammatic illustration about self confidence and doubt you will take long time to decide or be totally indecisive if you have low or no self confidence.

Research has shown that most people are reluctant to back or approve something which was proposed by someone who at the time of leadership or proposal was fumbling, apologetic and nervous.

You will persuade most people if you hold you head high, answer questions directly and with confidence and when you openly admit when you do not know something.

If you are self confident you will inspire many others including your seniors, equals, audience, friends, peers and even customers. Gaining the confidence of others is always termed as success and you should aim at doing so all the time. As stated earlier, self confidence can be learnt or acquired if you are not naturally born with it.

Your level of confidence can be seen in various ways including what you say, how you talk, body language and behavior among others. It will help you rejuvenate during the low moments and events in life.

You can help build self confidence it the young kids. You have to teach them to overcome shyness and approach life with confidence. Lack of confidence in a child will be reflected in poor performance and slow learning.

Children who are not self confident do not have the courage to ask questions from their teachers. They also lack confidence in whatever they do or say while at school or in class.

Participation in physical and other extra-curricular activities will give your child the capability of talking before the fellow students and also before teachers. Some kids are so shy such that they cannot even explain themselves clearly to their parents and this is wrong.

Children like the ones in this photo should be taught and trained on how to become self-confident. This will lay a very strong foundation of the need to succeed in their lives.

In Self-confidence does not happen; some other factors must be present so that it can develop. It is a component of several other attributes. You must have vision and goals so as to be self confident.

You also need to have positive self esteem and self efficacy. You need to possess several attributes in order to trust yourself. If you were not born naturally self confident as is the case with most people, then you will be required to work so as to achieve this vital attribute.

There are two main components of confidence namely self esteem and self-efficacy.

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