Your confidence

To explore your beliefs about networking do the following:

1. Write down five reasons why you believe you can network easily:

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2. Now write down all the reasons why you believe that you cannot, at present, network easily:

(e.g. I can’t make small talk.)

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3. For each of the reasons recorded in answer to part 2 write down answers to the following four questions in the box opposite.

I will use the belief ‘I am not confident’ as an example.

Q1 How would you know if this belief wasn’t true?

I would not feel so shy in approaching people. If I was invited to an event I would be feeling happy rather than having feelings of ...

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