Dec 4, 2017
Have you ever had fear or lack of confidence hold you back from
doing something you really wanted to do? Chantelle
Anderson, Founder VC Consulting International, former WNBA
professional athlete and TEDX speaker, shares how “we all start out
confident…and then something happens and we are taught to be less
confident”. Chantelle tells her personal story and one of the
best answers to “what makes you qualified to do this job”.
Listen and get Chantelle’s super tips on how you can build “visible
confidence” and take action today!
5 Actions to Boost Your
- Make a Fear Resume. “Every time you were
afraid to do something and did it anyway, write it down and prove
it to yourself that you were able to do it any way”. This is your
personal document on selling yourself that you can do things that
- Banish fear with visualization. Think about a
moment when you were successful and visualize how you felt
afterwards. Chantelle says when she has any fear she thinks
about her experience jumping
out of a plane.
- Respond to a difficult question using a personal
story. The best way to show someone you can do something
is to share a story. Chantelle tapped into her past and
demonstrated during two job interviews why she was qualified and
she received job offers for both, by answering the question “why
are you qualified” in a bold way. Listen to the full
interview to hear what happened next.
“You have everything you need to get
everything you need." - CHANTELLE ANDERSON
- Confidence is a skill. Everyone has doubts and
questions themselves and the key is not to spend too much time
thinking about it. It takes practice to build resiliency to bounce
back when there is a setback. Refer to your fear or courage
- Increase confidence by using this technique -Ask Listen
ACT. Ask yourself a question about confidence (you can get
Chantelle’s 7 questions here), listen to the answers and then
take action. Evaluate where you are, how confident you are, what
areas you are lacking confidence and then take action.
If you think you don’t need to build confidence, think
again. There is a cost to feeling afraid, and it isn’t only
monetary or about career advancement. There is a cost to
relationships, personal well-being and so much more. Find out
how you can build confidence at www.visibleconfidence.com.
Credits: Thanks to Christy Haussler and
Team Podcast for editing
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