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The Laws of Charisma by Kurt W. MORTENSEN

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CHAPTER 2

CONFIDENCE:CONVICTION IS CONTAGIOUS

Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

—NORMAN VINCENT PEALE

Confidence is a trait that increases your charisma and attracts people to you. People love to follow and be influenced by others who are confident in themselves and their abilities. Most people you meet suffer in the self-confidence arena, but your high confidence will make up for their shortfall. Confidence breeds trust. Demonstrating confidence in your field, in your industry, and in your life increases the confidence of others in you. The people we admire and look up to the most are usually the type of people who know what they want and have the confidence to get it.

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