TIP 7

DON’T BE A DUCK

       Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.

SAMUEL JOHNSON

This tip will do wonders for building your self-confidence. Power, confidence, and success all seem to go hand in hand. The trick is to step over nothing. Get in the habit of addressing everything that bothers you on the spot or as soon as is possible and appropriate afterward. It seems easier to let those little negative comments and subtle digs roll off like water off a duck’s back. So many of us erroneously assume that it’s better to let the little stuff go by and save our breath for the big ones. The problem with this approach to life is that it costs you too much. All those little comments add up and can undermine your self-esteem. ...

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