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Master The Art Of Career Confidence!

Feeling knocked down? Build your self-esteem step by step with these expert tips

Elizabeth Liew & Atika Lim

In the age of social media, it’s no wonder that women all over the world are facing a confidence crisis. And celebs aren’t immune either – Angelina Jolie, Emma Stone and Priyanka Chopra have all spoken openly about their low self-esteem struggles in the past. The good news is that Lisa Phillips, a confidence, life and success coach and inspirational speaker says if you follow her lessons, you can boost your confidence at any age, regardless of your past.

LESSON 1:

Work from the inside out

If you want to build confidence, you need to start from within yourself. So quit blaming your husband, parents or boss for your internal issues or past problems, and take responsibility for building up confidence yourself. If you want things to change, you need to make the changes yourself.

LESSON 2:

Talk to your inner gremlin

We all have a negative voice inside our heads – our “inner gremlin” – that says we can’t do something, or we’re not good at something else. Instead of trying to get rid of the gremlin, speak back to it in a gentle, soothing way, as if you’re talking to a small child. Keep telling yourself you can become more confident, and you will.

LESSON 3:

Expect the best

Do you ever lie awake at night worrying about worst-case scenarios? If you answered yes, then you


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