Tag Archives: self-confidence

Confidence: From Within or Without?

Confidence doesn’t always start from within: sometimes it needs a kickstart from outside. That’s why I disagree with the “think positive & everything will be well” brigade. We can think as much as we like but some things only begin … Continue reading

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When Teams Don’t Work

Teams have, for many years been the hub of corporate activities, often leading to successful discoveries, completion of projects or whatever else they oversee. Their potential for success is huge, but so is their potential for failure. Teams per se do … Continue reading

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Keeping a Grip on Reality

If you have ever suffered from low self-esteem, depression or low self-confidence, you will know how easy it is to see unreality! I read a great quote the other day which went something like, “If I think hard enough I … Continue reading

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What We Have Not What We Don’t!

I don’t know about you, but one of the biggest hurdles I’ve had to overcome (and still fight daily) is the idea that others know more than me, especially in areas where I am dubbed an expert. I think a … Continue reading

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HR: A Waste of Time?

How many Human Resources departments contain people whose ability to communicate on a human level is close to or less than zero? I have friends who see themselves as leaders of people and therefore, the ideal material for a career in HR, … Continue reading

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What are the Dangers of Self-Esteem & Self-Confidence?

This may seem to be a pointless question after my last few posts, but self-esteem and self-confidence, like most other qualities must be held in balance. We have all met the ‘over-confident’ and those whose ego and self-esteem are so … Continue reading

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How Can We Affect Self-Esteem & Self-Confidence in Others?

It is always worth considering what impact we can and do have on the self-esteem and self-confidence of other.  If these qualities in us are affected by external input from our parents, peers etc (i.e., others) then we too can … Continue reading

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