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CHAPTER 6

RISK IT: THE ART OF BOLD

Hurdle: Recognized Confidence

The Big Question

Can I do this?

The Big Lie

I can’t do this.

The Big Opportunity

Belief in self.

The Inner Critic at Work on Confidence

One-up: “They/He/She sucks at … ”

One-down: “I suck at … ”

What You Must Change to Run Over This Hurdle

  • Coach your Inner Critic like your life depends on it. Tell yourself you’re awesome and human (imperfect) until you believe it.
  • Know what you want (clarity) and your unique value (branding and presence).
  • Find a mentor who is great at what you want to build confidence in (making the ask).
  • Dare to be bold and take risks. Exercise courage and ...

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