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16 Simple Ways To Build Confidence From The Inside Out

Dumb Little Man

Imagine how different your life could be with a little more confidence. When it comes to confidence, most of us could use a boost. The good news is, no matter where you are on the confidence scale today, you can learn to be a more confident person.

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9 Techniques to Delivering a Speech with Confidence

Dumb Little Man

Some were better than others but as a whole, everyone was confident and quite effective in grabbing the audience’s attention. Imagine yourself speaking with your voice loud, clear, and confident. Visualize the audience clapping and it will boost your confidence.

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Is shorthand still a relevant skill for a minute taker?

Practically Perfect PA

Many, many years ago, without a doubt, secretaries went to secretarial school to learn how to type and take dictation. It was a very handy skill to have! … Certainly in my country (New Zealand) there are very few places you can now go to physically to learn shorthand.

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Skills required to be a good minute taker

Practically Perfect PA

Not everyone can be a good minute taker – it’s a definite skill and quite often an art, hence the name of my course, The Art of Minute Taking. There are definite skills required to be a good minute taker and I’ve listed some of them below: Listening.

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9 Techniques to Delivering a Speech with Confidence

Dumb Little Man

Some were better than others, but on the whole, everyone was confident and quite effective in grabbing the audience’s attention. Imagine yourself speaking, your voice loud, clear, and confident. Visualize the audience clapping—it will boost your confidence.

How To Start Building Confidence: A Story From A (Formerly) Fearful Guy

Dumb Little Man

And today, as a young 34-year-old man, I’ve got all the confidence in the world despite things being rough at the moment. My wife and I have $30,000+ in medical debt (and growing) and she has perplexing health problems that baffle doctors. If you are wondering how I started building confidence, here are a few lessons I learned along the way: Consider Your Mind A Dangerous Place You Never Go Alone. Eventually, I learned the spiritual part of life had to come first.

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“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

Office Dynamics

Everywhere you go…there’s somebody new to learn to know! The great thing is that networking is a “soft skill” that can be learned by anyone. Networking comes under the heading of a life-long skill builder. We are all somewhere on the continuum of networking skill strength. Ask questions and learn about the members near you. A guest blog entry by Nancy Fraze. “It’s It’s all in who you know.” How often have you heard that stated?

A Ballerina’s Story: How I Learned To Love My Body After Years Of Hating It

Dumb Little Man

Early in life, I learned to view my body as a sort of prison. Not the body, but my body, learning which foods, relationships, activities and movement helped me to feel good vs. relying on mass (confusing) opinions about what worked and what didn’t. Happiness Health Motivation

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Decision Making Skills

Office Dynamics

We hold this blog-a-thon each April and the goal is to make assistants aware of the resources available to them and build a community of administrative assistant and executive assistants who want to learn and grow and flourish in their career of choice! To learn more about the blog-a-thon and how you can win great prizes check out the Administrative Professional's Blog-a-thon Page for the full message. Decision-making skill is key for productivity and growth.

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Find Your Writing Confidence, No Alcohol Required

Men With Pens

Setting aside the part where you can do irreparable damage to the very brain that got you into the writing business, it’s not a health way to deal with the stress of the world (or the writing life). Learn how to refinish furniture or knit or blow glass.

20 Excellent Reasons To Join A Yoga School

Dumb Little Man

You learn proper alignment of poses. Every person learns differently. In a yoga class, you will learn according to your brain. You will learn proper alignment and do efficiently on your yoga mat. * You can learn how to modify poses in a way that is unique to your body.

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Decision Making

Office Dynamics

We will never be perfect at making decisions but we definitely need to take each bad decision or poor choice, learn from it, and commit to making better decisions in the future. Decision-making skill is key for productivity and growth.

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The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity


The key to advanced productivity lies in the power of learning. Back in 2011, I took the time to learn new techniques in Microsoft Excel through a course. The methods I learned there have gave me greater confidence and speed (i.e. The value of learning is very clear.

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A Guide On Career Advancement for Male Nurses

Dumb Little Man

Showcasing Your Skills for Patients and Peers. Nevertheless, you should remain confident in your abilities. Also, if you have a particular skill, tell your patients about it. For example, there’s a growing need for nurses who work in the mental health field.

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Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

Dumb Little Man

It is important for our health that we keep things in balance. The pleasure of seeing the wonders of your adventure can cleanse your mind, enabling you to be open to different perspectives and to value all your learnings. Learning while traveling is good for our brain.

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10 Simple But Powerful Ways To Thrive After Traumatic Injury

Dumb Little Man

I learned a very hard lesson. I thought I had the mental fortitude to deal with everything on my plate but quickly learned after the “second” crash that I desperately need mental health counseling. Seek mental health intervention. Once I did engage with a skilled therapist, I continued with her for the next 5 years. The victories will come and they will give you the confidence to take on your next targets. Brain Focus Health

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Life Coaching Tips to Organize Yourself For Success - Productive.

Productive & Organized

A small 'victory' on your chosen path fills you with joy and gives the strength and confidence to pursue further. Strength and confidence along with hard work and determination may help you progress in the desired direction. To find out more, visit [link] Coaching promotes confidence, fulfillment and success in peoples' lives. Life coaching and business coaching creates change in communication skills and self confidence.

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Stephanie Hosts Jill Hively: What's for Dinner? 5 Steps to Meal.

Productive & Organized

5 Steps to Meal Planning Success There is no denying that there is a strong tie between your health and your productivity or ability to focus and get things done.  Learn whatis enhancing or impeding your productivity today! Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Studies show that travelling can improve your overall health and enhance your creativity. Improves Social and Communication Skills. Such situations will help you learn to cope with the uncertainties in life.

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10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Studies show that travelling can improve your overall health and enhance your creativity. Improves Social and Communication Skills. Such situations will help you learn to cope with the uncertainties in life.

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Why Temping Can Be a Great Career Move

On The Job

Perhaps you had a health issue, and took a leave of absence and now you can't get your old job back. Here are some other things to consider about temp jobs: You can learn new skills.

Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

I have applied for positions I was overqualified for and thankful for what I learned from them. Returning after a career gap due to health, caregiving, education, etc. Seeking better benefits; health, retirement, education assistance or flexible schedule.

10 Life-Changing Tips That Will Boost Your Happiness

Dumb Little Man

Learn how to prioritize effectively. Those mistakes are the ones we can learn from. Work on your confidence. Not only do we need to start believing in ourselves, but we need to work on our confidence. This tip has an important impact on our overall health and happiness.

2016 283

10 Things That Are Essential For A Great Office Environment

Dumb Little Man

Trust and support are what the employees need to feel more confident and relaxed in their jobs. Instead of asking your employees to constantly report their progress, learn to take a background role and let your employees breathe for once. A great workplace does not happen by accident.

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How to Find Happiness Within Yourself?

Dumb Little Man

There are people who have big houses, expensive cars, loving families, stable jobs, and great health but they don’t feel happy at all. If we want to be and stay happy all the time, however, it is essential that we learn to value and love ourselves.

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22 Winning Ways That Will Make You A Stronger Person

Dumb Little Man

No matter how confident you think you are, if you have a fear of people’s thoughts, you won’t go that far. Yes, working out is not just going to make you physically feel strong, but it can also improve your mental health. Learn from your mistakes. You need to learn it.

2016 280

Slowly Let Go Of These 5 Things When Your Child Becomes A Teen

Dumb Little Man

By helicopter parenting, we prevent our children from developing a healthy self-esteem and building the necessary skills they’ll need to transition into adulthood. Teens that feel suffocated by their parents report anxiety and the sense that their parents lack confidence in them. Although your teen might eventually adjust to your timeline, in doing so, they could lose an important learning opportunity to trust their own instincts. Are you a helicopter dad?

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22 Winning Ways That Will Make You A Stronger Person

Dumb Little Man

No matter how confident you think you are, if you have a fear of people’s thoughts, you won’t go that far. Yes, working out is not just going to make you physically feel strong, but it can also improve your mental health. Learn from your mistakes. You need to learn it.

2016 263

The Negative Effects of Technology in Child Development

Dumb Little Man

This lack of exercise is extremely bad for their physical and mental health because it can slow down their development. Outdoor activities and more exercise are important in kids’ development stage as they can encourage positive behavior, enabling them to gain confidence. At this particular age, kids should learn and develop visual skills, spatial skills, and motor skills in order to lead a normal life.

2018 174

7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

Dumb Little Man

The next thing you know, you’ve lost your focus, energy, and confidence. Studies show that stress is one of the leading causes of chronic health conditions. Learn to say no.

2019 197

18 Books Every Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant Should Read

Office Dynamics

In a chaotic world where everything seems urgent and important, Joan has learned through the difficult journey of helping her husband battle pancreatic cancer, what matters most. Are you looking for a way to demonstrate the skills and value you contribute to your organization and team?

2019 251

12 Ways to Fail in Goal Setting

Dumb Little Man

It could be popularity, power, friends, love, money, lasting marriage, children, or health. Goals that are too big are those beyond your skills, knowledge, and capabilities, or even beyond your control and influence. Not taking time to develop and gain new skills.

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Adapting to Change

Office Dynamics

Health. Remind yourself of accomplishments, skills you have developed and your unique traits; focus on what you do have control of. Grow & learn; read, talk to mentors, attend training or a conference, watch webinars, etc. There can never be too many discussions about change.

2018 204

5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer

Dumb Little Man

But, here’s the thing: volunteering can, in fact, help you reduce stress, learn new skills, find new friends, and make a real difference in your community. Use your skills to make a real difference in your community. You have 101 things to do in a given day.

2016 221

4 Things Tom Brady Can Teach You About Career Management

Dumb Little Man

His career management skills are worth an in-depth look. Job seekers and professionals alike can learn a lot from Brady. When you prioritize your health, your sleep is better, you improve your mental health , and you experience more energy and alertness throughout the day — a clear advantage in your career. In fact, gratitude can improve your health. This level of calmness and confidence can be applied to your career management.

2017 158

How to Build Self Esteem

Ian's Messy Desk

Under the strengths’ heading, list: Mental strengths Physical strengths Interpersonal Skills Character traits Categories of knowledge Learned skills Now, under each of the successes’ find three of each type of strength that you used or developed in achieving each success.

Why Motivation is Overrated

Dumb Little Man

In the world of both health and business I have seen people not exercising because they felt they had no motivation and individuals not doing the work required because they didn''t feel like it, resulting in hours of status updating and viral video hilarity. Motivation is a problem.

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It's Not Enough to be Brilliant. You Have to Share it.

Virtual Moxie

I was at a somewhat woo-woo women’s conference where there were learning sessions about all sorts of cool topics and a big ballroom full of exhibitors. We who love animals know that even they--while not human--have brilliance to share and for us to learn from.

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5 Steps to Loving Yourself and Living Happily Ever After

Dumb Little Man

To be able to look after yourself, respect your own point of view and be confident in your own thinking is liberating and empowering. I’ve learned that if I can love myself, forgive my own shortcomings and try to live a happy and fulfilled life, then I can have more resources to be the person I want to be to others. Learn to love yourself from the outside – become your own best friend. Spend time alone and learn to enjoy your own company.

2017 159

How to Really Love Yourself From the Inside Out

Dumb Little Man

Over the past couple of decades, psychologists, mental health professionals, and empowerment experts have probed deeply into the critical subjects of poor body image. The list includes: Lack of confidence in both personal and professional realm. A lack of good social and relationship skills. That’s how you can start learning how to really love yourself.

2018 146

Featured Soloist Kathryn Vercillo: “I Feel Like I’ve Been True to My Heart”

The Solopreneur Life

I then took what I learned and launched my own craft blog, Crochet Concupiscence. I have just self-published a book about the mental and physical health benefits of crochet and am doing the marketing to promote that now, so I’m in a whole new area of my solopreneur career.

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You Know, You Can Change Who You Are

Dumb Little Man

Sure, most of us don’t change overnight – though health and financial wake-up calls can prompt sudden focused action. Lack of confidence or other psychological issues. Health issues – like being overweight, struggling to manage a health condition, or being chronically unfit.

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4 Types Of Stress At Work And How To Deal With Them

Dumb Little Man

However, too much stress can have negative effects on your health. Take those obstacles as challenges and see failure as a chance to learn and grow. Practice People Skills. In order to be able to manage a lot of people well, practice or even perfect your people skills. Be confident with interacting with them, so that you can take control of the situation. “More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed.

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