Tell people what you do? This may seem unnecessary but don’t assume others are aware of all of your skills. Friends and colleagues who know you very well may not know about your hidden talents. Furthermore, they can facilitate useful introductions and opportunities to practice being more confident. Let them know what you are doing and ask for their ideas and input – it’s … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 22: Tell people what you do?
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Confident body language. Think about how a confident person may hold themselves? How do they stand, what does their posture or body language tell you? Confident body language is usually relaxed and open, not aggressive or closed. Try observing body language and changing you own body language to reflect a more confident posture. Crossed arms can inhibit our confidence so keep … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 21: Confident body language
There is no room for ‘just’. This is a word we often use in an apologetic way such as ‘I was just calling’ or ‘I was just emailing.’ When we use ‘just’ in this way we are not being confident – in fact we are decreasing confidence levels by justifying our reason or approach. Banish ‘just’ from your vocabulary. Instead, substitute it for more positive and confident wording such … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 20: There is no room for ‘just’
Accessing collaborative research funding & support workshop – Wed Dec 13th, 2-4pm, Room 2.219, University Place Would your research benefit from partnering with non-academic organisations, but you're unsure of the support and funding to facilitate this in the relationship development phase? This workshop for all Faculty of Humanities research staff will provide an … [Read more...] about Faculty Funding Workshop 13th December
Applications are now open for cohort 2 of this year's Developing Intellectual Leaders Programme (DILP) which runs from February until June. DILP supports a small group of students through a series of individual and cohort-based interventions. It is designed to help participants take active control of their professional development and make the most of their leadership potential … [Read more...] about APPLICATIONS OPEN- Developing Intellectual Leaders Programmme