Wednesday, July 25, 2007

10 ways to instantly build self confidence

These lists are usually pretty lame, but this one had some good tips that anyone can start using right away. I'm going to start working on tip number 4:

4. Personal Commercial

One of the best ways to build confidence is listening to a motivational speech. Unfortunately, opportunities to listen to a great speaker are few and far between. You can fill this need by creating a personal commercial. Write a 30-60 second speech that highlights your strengths and goals. Then recite it in front of the mirror aloud (or inside your head if you prefer) whenever you need a confidence boost.

This works particularly well if Don LaFontaine narrates the commercial: