If you are on planet Earth, from time to time, you have to deal with negative people.
When you have a new concept or a new idea, a lot of people will tell you ‘It’s not gonna work”, ‘that already exists’ or ‘why would it work for you?” These are just some of the elements of The Crab Syndrome. [Read more…]
The type of confidence people think to succeed is very different from the type of confidence you should have to actually succeed.
When starting a business, you have to believe in yourself but not limited to not making mistakes. If you feel very confident in a wrong way, expect that you will fail a bunch.
In 2010, all I cared about was how much money I make and how I can impress other people, which is a recipe for disaster, especially for entrepreneurs. If you are an entrepreneur and embarrassed to fail, that will take away your confidence.
So, if you’re not confident now, do little tasks at a time. Start with public speaking, maybe ask a question when you attend some Talk. Pat yourself on the back as a reward.