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Assert Yourself by A & C Black Publishers

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3 Building confidence at work

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Confidence is a cornerstone of assertiveness. For those who are blessed with it, its unremarkable. For those who do not have it, its an extraordinarily difficult quality to develop and sustain.

We all have moments when our confidence blossomswhen we feel good about ourselves, have the knowledge we need to overcome any doubts, and are able to achieve any goal, however large or small. So we know what we are missing when confidence is lacking and, in the act of noticing its absence, we diminish the possibility of bringing it back to the surface.

Fear is the main emotion that undermines confidence. We can become flustered ...

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