Failure is not an option! If you knew that you couldn’t fail and that every decision was the right one, you would immediately become more decisive. Know you cannot fail! This sounds like a sweeping statement but it’s true. Have assurance in the decisions you make and research them well. Compare the pros and cons or appreciate that a choice is the correct one at the time given … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 46: Failure is not an option!
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Challenge yourself. Truly enjoy challenges! Change your perspective of how you see these from negative to positively enjoying them. See them as opportunities rather than obstacles! Learning curves rather than ‘show stoppers’ and a chance to think and act creatively rather than seeing them as ‘problems.’ This tip was brought to you by Davina Whitnall, of "The Confidence … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 45: Challenge yourself
Worrying and confidence. A potential confidence sabotage is worry! Worrying decreases confidence rapidly and prevents you from being open to new experiences. It also uses up lots of mental energy and resources which could be better spent doing something more productive. If you find that you worry, STOP! Try writing it down to offload from your mind or distract yourself from the … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 44: Worrying and confidence
Become an influencer. Confident people are often influencers, they are also interesting individuals. The best way to influence is to be ‘interested’ and ‘Interesting’ to others. It’s a fine balance between selling yourself or appearing self-centred and arrogant. The best way to avoid arrogance is to be interested in others. By expressing an interest you are making connections … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 43: Become an influencer
July 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm in Lancaster The ESRC’s North West Doctoral Training Programme and its MethodsNW teams are joining forces to provide the region’s students with an opportunity to explore their research and underpinning methodology in a supportive and interdisciplinary environment. The conference aims to stimulate the sharing of ideas and to help students build up … [Read more...] about Clarity from the PhD complexity? Methods North West Annual Methods X Conference.