How do you bring your "boldest self to your biggest challenges?" That is the question Dr. Amy Cuddy answers in her new book, Presence, which is an extension of her wildly popular TED talk. What is presence, and how does it drive our success in life?
Visualization requires you to want something, perceive it, and believe in it. Over time, once you are working in a direction towards your goal, the process and energy you put into visualization will begin to shift your life in a positive direction.
I have learned a lot on my journey and people often ask me for tips on how to start a business. Here are three of my favorites if you are thinking about getting in line to ride the "encore career" roller coaster.
Let's just cut to the chase: without confidence, we're all doomed. Doomed to remain stuck in the here and now of what passes for our personal existence, blaming the haters and/or Congress for standing in our way. Let's be honest: the only person standing in our way is ourselves.
Self doubt and having moments of feeling like an imposter happen to everyone -- and I mean everyone! Think of the most accomplished and successful person you know. Yep, they've felt that way too. It's human nature.
I did some reevaluating of my life and realized that the reason I was failing at everything I touched was because it wasn't in my destiny to do them. So I made the decision to live my life according to what was going to make ME the happiest.