How often do you procrastinate on important tasks? Don’t you wish you could just get to work and complete everything on your plate? If you are suffering from persistent procrastination, you may wonder if you will ever be able to get anything done. Rest assured that even though you may be a procrastinator you can reign in your tendency to put things off and start accomplishing your goals.
First impressions are critical to success, and your body language counts for a huge percentage of that first impression. In fact, first impressions are typically made within the first seven seconds of interacting with someone, and of that, body language counts for roughly 50%. Since we are hardwired as a survival mechanism, it’s not possible for you to stop people from instantly judging you. But, you should work towards understanding how the decisions others make of you can be used to work on your behalf. Obviously, this is important in the business community and when networking with new people!
Do you know what it means to be confident? Being self-assured plays a part. If you’re looking for ways that will help change the way you live, here are ten action steps you can start doing today.
Confidence and Self-Esteem
Confidence is created and self-esteem is injected. Throughout life, there will always be people who tell you things about yourself. It could be your parents telling you that you are intelligent and capable of doing whatever you set your mind to.
These type of words of encouragement work to build your self-esteem, which is how you think others see you. The ability to gain the respect of others is a huge factor in self-esteem.
It’s easy for all of us to become stuck in a rut from time to time. One advantage you have, especially now, is the ability to change your situations. You can give yourself a lifestyle makeover and change the way things are going in your life. In just a few easy steps you can simplify your life and get back to living your life on your terms.
What are the major signs that you need a lifestyle makeover? Stress, anxiety, and being overwhelmed usually top most people’s list for signs that things aren’t quite working out the way that they want. If you’re frustrated and feeling like your life is going nowhere, you are in need of a lifestyle makeover. Regardless of what your goals are, making your life simpler can be a great way to start fresh. Here are five easy and simple ways to makeover your life.
It’s a well known fact that the five people you spend the most time with will directly influence your life, from your happiness level, to your health and weight, to your actual income level? Studies have shown that your circle of influence has a penetrating effect on your success. With this in mind, it is critically important that you be mindful of who you allow to be around you on a daily basis. Who is in your circle of influence? The people you choose to be around just might make a huge difference in your ability to reach your goals.
Far too often our health is taken for granted. When we were our teens and twenties, it was common for us to not even think about health issues or to neglect proper nutrition, exercise and sleep. As we get older, this neglect usually catches up to us, resulting in declining health.
Unfortunately by the time your health declines, it’s often too late to recover. Poor health will rob you of energy, quality of life, and eventually your business. As entrepreneurs, we can’t afford to neglect our health.
As an entrepreneur what you believe plays a major role in how you show up, serve, and prosper.
Your beliefs, and opinions give shape to the success of your business, bringing forth the large amounts of information and overwhelming amount of stimulation you receive every moment. As many of the modern day self-mastery gurus have advised us over the last few years, negative or limiting beliefs tend to close down possibilities, narrow our vision of the future, and put a lid on progress. There has been much written (and many fortunes built) on learning how to identify and eliminate limiting beliefs.
A well blended personal brand is like a personality in that they both contain
a unique blend of interesting yet beautiful components. All parts working together
bring harmony to the life of a personal brand. ~ Tomesia Ingram
Regardless of what blog or social media profile sites you visit in the area of marketing and business, personal branding is going to show up! That means it must be pretty important then right? Well, it is. Don’t get tired, sick or bored with seeing or hearing about it because it will absolutely make the difference in your success, both personal and business.
In the history of entrepreneurship there has never been a time where “individualism” has been more celebrated. More and more companies are reaching out to individuals like never before in terms of surveying and assessing their relevance and the success of their corporate brands. The personal tastes of individual consumers has garnered so much attention that in 2006 TIME magazine printed 6,965,000 copies of their magazine with a reflective Mylar cover naming “YOU” as the person of the year for 2006. This signified that when a person looked at the cover to see who the “person of the year” was, they saw themselves. With the current market shift of placing attention on the “individual”, it only makes sense that you have a personal brand that will help you to stand out. You are unique! There is not another person exactly like you on the planet.