HOW YOU CAN TALK TO ANYONE IN EVERY SITUATION
of information you can gain and the things you can find out about
people just by giving them your undivided attention.
Shine strategy 7: the power of confidence
You know something? You have enough great strategies now
to talk to everyone with confidence. You have all you need to
shine. The only extra ingredient is simply having the confidence
to put it all into action. And here’s the great thing about all this:
Putting it into action will give you the
confidence you need.
You have our full permission to approach any stranger, go out
on any date, walk into any interview, face any difficult situation
and be extraordinarily successful!
Let these words from Nelson Mandela spur you on:
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves:
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be?
You are a child of the universe.
Your playing small doesn’t serve the world.
There is nothing enlightening about shrinking so that
other people won’t feel insecure around you.
We are born to manifest the glory of the universe that is within us.
It is not just in some of us: it is in everyone.
And as we let our light shine,
We unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
And as we are liberated from our own fear,
Our presence automatically liberates others.
Nelson Mandela – 1994 Inaugural Speech
Arguing well is an art –
discover how you can do
The ability to persuade, inﬂ uence and convince is
a vital skill for success in work and life. However, most
of us have little idea how to argue well. Indeed, arguing
is still seen by many as something to be avoided at all
costs, and mostly it’s done really badly – or not at all.
Yet it’s possibly the most powerful and yet
most neglected asset you could have.
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