If you’re self-assured, you’re better positioned to do the things that are necessary to advance in your career. You’re in control of how confident you appear at work. Use this checklist to build feelings of self-confidence and become highly valued at your workplace.
Maintain control of your voice tone.
Take scheduled breaks (they improve your creativity)
Use appropriate voice volume.
Consider word choice.
Use complete sentences.
Avoid slang and curse words.
Monitor your emotions.
Think before speaking.
Stand up straight.
Practice stellar personal hygiene.
Practice power poses.
Toss worn work clothes and buy 3-4 new pieces.
Refurbish or replace shoes.
Arrive early to work.
Avoid leaving early.
Volunteer for projects.
Be honest about skill gaps.
Ask questions and share your thoughts.
Be genuine toward others.
Use honesty when managing others.
Be tactful to avoid offending others.
Make eye contact when conversing (you can focus on space between their eyes).
Focus on work while at work.
Avoid gossip and focus on your work instead.
Know your strengths.
Always be learning.
List daily achievements.
Get out of your comfort zone.
Find a mentor.
Expand your network.
Give up need for power and control.
Reflect on past successes.
Find your work passions and pursue them.
Develop your own work goals.
Smile and show a sense of humor.
Discover the positive feelings and success you can experience by adding a few new habits to your daily routine each week. Focus on these tips to become the most confident worker you know.
What else would you add to this list?
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