This AHRC New Generation Thinker (NGT) Scheme is now in its ninth year. NGT is a partnership between the Arts and Humanities Research Council and BBC Radio 3. Once again, 10 PhD students and Early Career Researchers will be given the chance to find their voice and tell the story of their research to new audiences by fronting engaging and innovative programmes on BBC … [Read more...] about Be an AHRC ‘New Generation Thinker’
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Develop a motivational mantra. Use inspirational quotes and sayings to support your confidence development. Research and explore them, collect and keep them or write them down and pin them where you can see them. Create your own mantra and say this to yourself regularly to help provide motivation and inspiration when you need it most. This tip was brought to you by Davina … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 50: Develop a motivational mantra
Say No! This is often challenging but learning to say ‘no’ directly and comfortably is important in building confidence. If you lack confidence because you find it difficult to say ‘no’ then this is the perfect exercise for you. It’s important that you value your own needs and views and put these first. If a request prevents you from doing this or means that you have to … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 49: Say No!
Lead by example! If you want others to follow your lead, you must set the standard yourself first. Do the things you want others to do and behave how you would like others to behave. More importantly, if you want to be seen as ‘confident’, then you need to believe this yourself before others will believe it! Start believing you are confident and capable and you will begin to … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 48: Lead by example!
Don’t procrastinate! Putting things off and not making decisions will deplete confidence. Good decision makers are confident and making decisions is an excellent way to exercise your confidence muscle. Take time to make decisions if you need to but do not avoid making them. The quicker you can decide - the less time and energy is wasted. Often we put things off because we don’t … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 47: Don’t procrastinate!