Stop Losing Sleep: 7 Steps for Stress-free Decision-making

Dumb Little Man

If you’re stressed about a pressing decision, follow these steps to help you find clarity and peace. When we’re stressed, we often miss details. It’s time to decide with confidence. Stress Success

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Confident vs. Confidant

Daily Writing Tips

A reader declares, One of the grammatical errors I’m seeing more and more is confusion between “confident” and “confidant(e)” Could you cover that? Writers who misspell confident as confidant may be pronouncing confident correctly, but have merely failed to learn to spell it correctly. Writers who misspell confident as confidante have a tin ear. Confident is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable: CON-fi-dent.

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The James Bond Guide To Ultimate Confidence

Dumb Little Man

James Bond is confident, nay, he is confidence incarnate. In each James Bond story, powerful men aim to destroy him and they always come close, but Bond remains calm and confident until victory, and always gets the girl to boot. What are his secrets to ultimate confidence? Development Lifehacks Negativity Success Relationships Stress Change Happiness Fear Brain

How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

Dumb Little Man

Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. A stressed-out employee will never be able to perform well. Although it can leave the employees baffled, it’s a good way for them to release the stress. Apart from this, managers can do the following to help stressed-out employees: Clear Goals. It gives him the boost to do even better and it also makes him feel more confident. How to deal with emotional stress.

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Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

Dumb Little Man

Stress plays a huge role in our lives. Some of the biggest factors that contribute to the increase in stress are work and money. How can we reduce our stress? One of the effective ways of reducing stress is to take a vacation and travel. Traveling takes you away from that stressful environment. Hence, the thrilling events that you encounter during vacation can boost your self-confidence. The amount of stress that traveling can reduce is substantial.

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9 Techniques to Delivering a Speech with Confidence

Dumb Little Man

Some were better than others but as a whole, everyone was confident and quite effective in grabbing the audience’s attention. Imagine yourself speaking with your voice loud, clear, and confident. Visualize the audience clapping and it will boost your confidence. From a medical perspective, Livestrong.com suggests massage, yoga, and meditation to calm frayed nerves before heading into a stressful situation.

2018 179

7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

Dumb Little Man

Stress is a silent killer and if you’re not doing well in coping with stress at work, it can spell problems for you. Stress can strike anyone, even the most optimistic and energetic of people. The next thing you know, you’ve lost your focus, energy, and confidence. Studies show that stress is one of the leading causes of chronic health conditions. Heart disease, accelerated aging, and diabetes are linked to stress. Yes, stress is inevitable.

2019 131

Convey Confidence Without Words

On The Job

You're "telling" others that you lack confidence to tackle the big jobs. Finally, remember that you can use these strategies at home after a long day at work and a stressful commute. Do you get a lack of respect at work? Do you feel like you're being passed over for promotions or opportunities that should have been yours? If so, it could be because you're "telling" others to ignore you. Not so!" you may cry.

The Relationship Between Confidence and Productivity

Productivityist

You know you need a confidence boost. If you would like to be more productive, having a healthy level of confidence is essential to your success, no matter what your profession. Through working with other writers on a daily basis I’ve seen the effects of confidence on productivity first-hand. Isn’t Self-Confidence the Same Thing as Motivation? In many cases, you are making the assumption that confidence is the same as motivation. Manage your stress.

4 Types Of Stress At Work And How To Deal With Them

Dumb Little Man

More blessed, less stressed. The list can get long but one thing is present in all these factors- stress. Stress is the body’s natural response to pressure or danger around you. Every day, we encounter stress. However, too much stress can have negative effects on your health. Here are the common types of stress at work and how to manage them. Time Stress. This is the most common type of stress at work. How To Manage Time Stress.

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Make Buying A Car Less Stressful By Answering These Questions

Dumb Little Man

If you ask and answer these questions it will make the car purchasing process a little less stressful and you will feel more confident in your decision. Money Shopping Stress Happiness Next to buying a house, purchasing a car is one of the biggest financial moves you’ll ever make. No wonder some people break out in hives at the idea of shopping for an auto.

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6 Secrets of Stress Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 6 Secrets of Stress Management Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 31, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. As I’m sitting here, enjoying a coffee and taking it easy, I’m thinking about stress. We all have stress; there’s no way to avoid it. In fact, some degree of stress is a good thing. Stress becomes a problem when it controls us. Trying to be someone or something you’re not is stressful.

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9 Techniques to Delivering a Speech with Confidence

Dumb Little Man

Some were better than others, but on the whole, everyone was confident and quite effective in grabbing the audience’s attention. Imagine yourself speaking, your voice loud, clear, and confident. Visualize the audience clapping—it will boost your confidence. From a medical perspective, Livestrong.com suggests massage, yoga, and meditation to calm frayed nerves before heading into a stressful situation. *

How To Start Building Confidence: A Story From A (Formerly) Fearful Guy

Dumb Little Man

And today, as a young 34-year-old man, I’ve got all the confidence in the world despite things being rough at the moment. If you are wondering how I started building confidence, here are a few lessons I learned along the way: Consider Your Mind A Dangerous Place You Never Go Alone. It’s kept me out of my addiction and it’s transformed me from fearful to confident. That gives me the confidence that all I have to do is continue to grow as a person and keep trying.

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Why a Simple POS System Means More Customer Confidence

Small Business CEO

Customer confidence is all over the map these days. If you want to get ahead in this market you have to beat out the competition not just in prices or incentives, but in confidence. One security breach can set a company back a dangerous amount, forcing them to rebuild or try to woo back their customer base when they’re under the pressure of a lot of stress. … Information Technology customer confidence pos system

How Job Seekers Can Project a More Confident Image

On The Job

Even the most confident job seeker has a niggle of doubt every now and again. But there are ways to become more confident about yourself and what you bring to the table. She says that unless you’re “authentic” in your interactions, then you wind up feeling stressed, depressed and anxious about your efforts. At the same time, it’s important to give yourself little pep talks so that when you do interact with others, you project more confidence, she says.

10 Powerful Ways to Stand Up for Yourself in Any Situation

Success

But the truth is that letting people walk all over you can increase feelings of stress and anxiety, and it might eventually lessen your feelings of self-worth and play to your insecurities. Channel that confidence when dealing with others. Sales & Marketing confidence

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How to Be Successful Even When Under Stress

On The Job

Got stress? If you’re like 75% of other Americans, you’ve experienced moderate to high levels of stress in the past month, and often lie awake at night because of it. But there is a way to be successful and productive even when under stress, says Sharon Melnick, PhD and author of “ Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On.” SM: We face so many stresses in our lives.

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5 Tips to Survive a Job Hunt / Pandemic / Stress

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I wanted to share my tips on what works for me in times of stress, but I made it a clickbait-y title so it would seem more timely. Stress is stress, so I’ve used these techniques for years, regardless of the source of stress. So below are 5 tips for dealing with stress that I hope will help you in some small way. Don’t stake all your self confidence on one, narrow sliver of your humanity. Hello, new and returning readers!

4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt I hear from a lot of people who are out of work. In the early stages of job hunting, Ive found most people are usually pretty confident. Months later, the confidence has left their voice. Read Think Confident. be Confident.

Find Your Writing Confidence, No Alcohol Required

Men With Pens

Setting aside the part where you can do irreparable damage to the very brain that got you into the writing business, it’s not a health way to deal with the stress of the world (or the writing life). Find Your Writing Confidence, No Alcohol Required first appeared on Men with Pens Copyright 2006 - 2011, All Rights Reserved.

How to Raise Your Visibility at Work

Eat Your Career

I heard: happy, frustrated, stressed, angry, overwhelmed, fulfilled, engaged, irritated, and a variety of other applicable words. Show confidence. career advice confidence get noticed visibilityAbout a year ago, I was hosting a training session on the topic of emotional intelligence. I asked the professionals in the room to shout out some of the feelings they experience on an average workday.

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Cutting the apron strings: Gaining confidence to venture out on your own

Laughing all the Way to Work

You will reaffirm to yourself your knowledge of the task and give confidence to your mentor that you have been listening and learning. You are not in a race, although at times it might seem so with the pressures and stresses of today’s office environment. As you gain confidence and take baby steps out on your own, you will see that others will start looking to you for help.

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6 Strategies To Help You Deal With A Toxic Coworker

Dumb Little Man

The stress of dealing with toxic coworkers has a measurable impact on your health and productivity at work. heightened stress. Toxic people in the workplace can keep you from fulfilling your potential because of the way they lower your productivity and increase your levels of stress.

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Feeling like a fraud at work

Practically Perfect PA

A few years ago I was working as a PA within a large team of highly qualified, talented and very very confident project management consultants. I’m sure we’ve all been there, feeling like a fraud at work and having a major crisis of confidence. Don’t give yourself undue amounts of stress. Core Competencies Featured admin administrators assistants Career confidence Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2017 168

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Here are just a few of the many benefits that may come your way after completing a professional certification: You build confidence! You’ll walk into any boardroom or office with confidence that you are more than capable to perform with excellence. Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd.

Could You Have Imposter Syndrome?

Dumb Little Man

We’ve all heard the term “fake it until you make it,” which refers to the idea that by acting confident and, as though you know what you’re doing, you will eventually make that a reality. Fear Negativity Stress

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5 Daily Habits That Will Make You A More Positive and Happy Person

Dumb Little Man

Of course, with all of life’s little and big stresses come the tendency to blame, criticize, and generally take a negative outlook on life. Plus, you will feel more confident, positive, and happy. Most of us have many bad habits that make it difficult to be positive during stressful or difficult times. Brain Change Fun Happiness Health How To Lifehacks Motivation Relationships Stress Success

2018 214

11 Tips for Relaxing Your Mind

Office Dynamics

You would be less stressed for sure. Of course when you do any of the above, you must shut your mind off from any thoughts that create anxiety, stress, or drain you. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Motivators Self Development commitment confidence courage doubts enjoy the moment fears focus letting go Live a BIG Life Monday Motivators relax staying power the 5 pillars the power of letting go tips to relax your mind trust BIG Staying Power: The Power of Letting Go.

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The Most Important Tips For Dealing With Bully At Work

Dumb Little Man

This can cause stress, lack of confidence, and low productivity at work. See Also: 5 Ways To Cope With Workplace Stress. Stress WorkplaceYou may have thought that bullying was left behind back in your school, but you’d be surprised to know that bullying can still occur in the workplace. As you get older, the effects of bullying can lead to many health concerns , including physical and psychological effects.

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Uplifting Positive Self-Talk

Office Dynamics

This will increase your confidence and allow you to approach the day with a positive frame of mind. ” “I am capable of greatness- in character, ability, confidence, and potential.” ” “My confidence makes the difference between success now or success later.” The words “I” or “my” can be found in every sentence and above- as it should be when choosing confidence.

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Why Journaling Is A Simple Way To Boost Personal Productivity

Productivityist

Journaling Builds Confidence. The ability to look back on what you’ve done gives you confidence to make decisions that move you toward what you want. The confidence you gain through breaking down your past choices will (gradually) encourage you to trust yourself. This knowledge and trust reduces stress and anxiety, empowers you to make big decisions, and propels you towards your goals. – Give you clarity and confidence to make important decisions.

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What if you could truly relax and be patient?

Office Dynamics

You would be less stressed for sure. Of course when you do any of the above, you must shut your mind off from any thoughts that create anxiety, stress, or drain you. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Motivators Self Development commitment confidence courage doubts enjoy the moment fears focus letting go Live a BIG Life Monday Motivators relax staying power the 5 pillars the power of letting go tips to relax your mind trust BIG Staying Power: The Power of Letting Go.

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How to Find Your Voice at Work

Eat Your Career

If you need to confront a delicate situation with someone who’s particularly stressed out, choose your timing wisely. Tags: Productivity confidence intimidation speaking voice I know so many amazing professionals who often tell me that speaking up at work is a challenge. It’s not that they don’t have opinions—the certainly do! And it’s not because they don’t have the smarts—these folks are the best and the brightest.

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Time to Break the Cocoon! 5 Great Tips For Finding Motivation

Dumb Little Man

It’s high-time to kick off the negativity and stress that have been controlling your life. It will help you channel your energy towards a positive direction and boost your confidence. Motivation Negativity StressWe have big dreams and we make bigger plans to fulfill them. But, as time passes, we tend to lose motivation and enthusiasm in working towards our dreams and passions.

2017 158

Time Management for the Modern Assistant

Office Dynamics

Starting each day with confidence, positivity, and passion for progress often equates to a successful day. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Productivity Stress Management Time ManagementYear after year, one of the biggest struggles executive assistants report to me is effective time management. Let’s face it: your days are chaotic. You’re pulled in a million different directions, and many of you have multiple leaders to support.

2019 142

The Secret Mind Hacks That Can Change Your Life Today

Dumb Little Man

– Horrible self-esteem and confidence. – The longer you wait, the more stressful it will be in the end. – Forcing yourself to stress at the last minute. Brain Relaxation StressHave you ever wondered about that little voice in your head? What it actually does to you and your way of thinking? In reality, it’s possible that it mostly does you harm. It puts up invisible self-sabotaging barriers for you.

2017 153

Effective Conflict Resolution Techniques

Office Dynamics

You don’t feel confident or happy when you are in conflict with co-workers or even a customer. Here are some valuable tips that can help “star” employees like you reduce stress and achieve even greater career success through skillful conflict resolution: Avoid assigning blame or passing judgment. Admin Assistant Training Communication Skills Difficult People Interpersonal Skills Problem Solving Stress Management communication skills dealing with difficult people reduce stress

2015 158

Relax and Let Go – The importance of being patient when things are taking too long

Office Dynamics

You would be less stressed for sure. Of course when you do any of the above, you must shut your mind off from any thoughts that create anxiety, stress, or drain you. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Motivators Self Development commitment confidence courage doubts enjoy the moment fears focus letting go Live a BIG Life Monday Motivators relax staying power the 5 pillars the power of letting go tips to relax your mind trust BIG Staying Power: The Power of Letting Go.

2014 109

The Power of Letting Go

Office Dynamics

You would be less stressed for sure. Of course when you do any of the above, you must shut your mind off from any thoughts that create anxiety, stress, or drain you. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Motivators Self Development commitment confidence courage doubts enjoy the moment fears focus letting go Live a BIG Life Monday Motivators relax staying power the 5 pillars the power of letting go tips to relax your mind trust BIG Staying Power: The Power of Letting Go.

2014 108

Adapting to Change

Office Dynamics

Adapting to professional change shows professionalism and confidence. I may not have control of his thoughts, but I had control over how I reacted and my confidence. I typed up a list of accomplishments (quite proudly so and smiling ear to ear) and confidently carried them with me as I walked into the conference room for our meeting. I was armed with facts and not letting his busy schedule & late arrival shake my confidence.

2018 156

11 Tips for Relaxing Your Mind

Office Dynamics

You would be less stressed for sure. Of course when you do any of the above, you must shut your mind off from any thoughts that create anxiety, stress, or drain you. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Motivators Self Development commitment confidence courage doubts enjoy the moment fears focus letting go Live a BIG Life Monday Motivators relax staying power the 5 pillars the power of letting go tips to relax your mind trust BIG Staying Power: The Power of Letting Go.

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Free Webinar Replay: Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career

Office Dynamics

7 surefire steps to conquer fear confidently and courageously—including a real-world example of the process in action. Our free webinar series includes a free webinar offered each month. In this month’s program we covered the topic: Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career. . Learning Highlights From Webinar: How to identify the fears holding you back from living your best life.

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