For some people, confidence seems to come naturally. They seem to know no boundaries when it comes to expressing themselves and taking charge. You may wonder how to build confidence even when you are unsure. There are a few methods you can use to build your confidence, but it is not an overnight job.
Building confidence takes time, practice and patience for those of us who are not naturally confident people. You must start slowly with small manageable tasks until you become comfortable with them. One key factor in building confidence is to become more knowledgeable. When you know more, you feel better about yourself and this also builds self-esteem. As the saying goes, “Knowledge is Power.”
Face your fears and doubts head-on and find small ways of overcoming them. If you fear public speaking, start by preparing your presentation in front of a mirror or with friends you are comfortable with. The more you practice confident behaviors, they will soon become second nature to you.