Ideas for Confidence in the Work Place
by Catherine Pratt
We spend a lot of our lives at work and a lot of the time it can be just draining.
It takes a lot of confidence to deal with all the situations we can encounter in any job. Work itself isn’t usually a problem. We can learn the skills, the processes, and all the new technology like email and word processing software. It’s the people that cause us the most grief. How do we deal with all the different personalities? How do we stand up for ourselves yet still have everyone like us? How do we handle not being overwhelmed by it all?
Here are some situations I've had to deal with myself and the best strategy I found to deal with them.
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Are you willing to build your self confidence by avoiding gossip at work?
You can find gossip in just about any workplace. Some people will think it’s just harmless fun but if you get involved with it then what you’re actually doing is destroying your own self confidence. Take a look at why we do it, what happens when we do and how to not get involved in the first place.
How to Deal With Negative People
Negative people. They can just completely suck the life out of you. But, how do you stop it? Here are 10 strategies on how to deal with negative people.
How to Have Confidence When Dealing with Aggressive People in the Workplace
Do you have an intimidating boss or co-worker? Here are 4 tips on how to handle the situation.
What do you do if you think a co-worker is taking advantage of you?
Should you help them when they ask for assistance or not?
65 Positive Ways To Deal With Negative People - this is my ebook on how to deal with all those negative people you meet in your life.
Bullying At Work - May Bleeker provides some additional ideas on her web site on how to handle bullying at work and how not to be a victim.
Sometimes all it takes to completely turn around a negative work situation is to simply change how you think about it. If you think it’s negative, it usually will be. Usually, one of the best things you can do is to take a step back from the situation, remind yourself it probably isn’t personal against you, and try to figure out what’s really happening. It usually only takes one person to make a real difference and with a few tips and suggestions, you can be that person. Here are some ideas:
How to Respond to a Negative Situation
How you respond to a negative situation will depend completely on your own thought reaction. Controlling your thoughts can completely change the situation.
Are You In A Negative Work Environment? 5 Tips to Change It
What do you do if your place of employment is just completely negative and no one likes being there? Are there things you can do?
Why Chef Ramsay is Wrong or An Example of Why A Negative Work Environment Doesn't Work
If you've ever seen an episode of the reality tv program, "Hell's Kitchen", you'll know why I call this an extreme negative work environment. It may be good for tv but it doesn't work in real life.
How A Shy Person Can Learn Public Speaking - Interview with Public Speaking Expert James Greenward
Preparing for a Job Interview - How Your Actions Speak Louder Than Your Resume
10 Tips to Be Confident That You Are Writing Professional Email That Gets Noticed
Need some confidence for public speaking? The web site, "Public-Speaking-Solutions.com has some good tips and ideas to build your public speaking confidence. "Fear of Public Speaking" and What Qualities Do Great Speakers Possess?" are two pages I really liked on this site.
Thinking About Making a Career Change?
Need a Boost of Confidence to make a Career Change?
Knowing when to make a career change can start with asking yourself the question "Are you in the right career?".
Additional Ideas When Considering a Career Change
Looking for a new job can take a lot of courage and motivation. A site that provides some good advice of how to stay motivated is, "How To Change Careers"
. This site provides not only the usual how to get a new job but provides valuable info on dealing with the mental aspects of changing a career (how do I afford it, how do I decide, what should I do for example). It's a great place to start.
This web site is great for the detailed information on job application and interview advice. It's written by 4 professionals who are actually involved in the recruiting process. As they say, "they help people Snag A Job every day". It covers all aspects of how to get that job you really want including job applications forms, resumes, cover letters and interview questions and answers. Very good resource.
ChangeLife Change -6 Reasons Why We're So Afraid to Change
Change is scary, especially when it’s a major life change. Here are the 6 main reasons why we are so afraid of any change in our lives and what we can do about it.
"I Hate Myself For..." - 4 Steps To Change Your Thinking To Be More Positive
FrustrationFrustration - 8 Ways to Deal With It
How Frustrations Can Be Valuable Tools
Instead of saying, "Why me?" or "Why doesn't anything ever go right for me?" discover how you can use life's setbacks to your advantage.
The Game of Opposites - How to Instantly Deal With Frustration
Negative PeopleWhy Do Good Things Happen to Negative People?
If you've ever read any positive thinking books, they tell us that if we think positive thoughts good things will come to us. So, why do good things come to negative people too?
ProcrastinationProcrastination - Is It Causing You to Lose Focus With Your Goals?
To Do Lists How to Make Your "To Do" Lists Work for You
Do you write yourself a list of things to get done and then struggle to get anything on that list completed? It may not be you, it might just be the way you're thinking about it.
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