Confident people always seem to be ready to do almost anything.
But when we are exposed to negativity, we become less confident.
Shakespeare said “assume a virtue if you have it not” and here’s how that works in our modern lives.
Saying “I can’t” or “I don’t think so” is you hurting yourself. Why do that?
All we have to give is 100% of what we have – everyone can do this. No exceptions.
When in doubt, think about something else you did that took courage even if it wasn’t similar.
Create IOUs to yourself for bravely doing things you didn’t think you could do and cash them in the next time you’re challenged.
Fear of failure is worse than failing from trying.
Banish that thought.
Subscribe to these Day Starters for free here.
Share them with friends and family by forwarding this email or posting to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other social media with my permission.
Read some sample chapters of my book Out of Bad Comes Good, The Advantages of Disadvantages here.
Don’t want to get these emails anymore? Unsubscribe below.
Read more recent articles:
- The Attitude That Makes You Love Work
- Dealing with Irritations
- Talking Yourself Out of the Fear of Failure
- How Warren Buffett Makes Tough Decisions
- Outlasting a Losing Streak
- Winning Advice from Tiger Woods' Caddy
- The One Word That Reduces Stress
- Why We Believe Fortune Cookies and Not Ourselves
- The Key to Motivation
- Caring & Not Controlling
Comment on Assume You Can Do It