No one knows what they're doing either — Ricky Gervais Ever walk into a party, a boardroom, heck - even your place of work and feel a since of intimidation? You're not alone. Possessing an inferiority complex is surprisingly normal and common....
I had a very awkward encounter when I tried to make small talk at a party recently. I was chatting in a small circle, and a woman was lurking behind me, solo. It was kind of distracting. I wanted to...
In our hyper-social culture, which tends to favor outgoing personalities (not to mention nonstop connectivity and networking), there's an unfortunate stigma that surrounds introverts; it’s generally perceived as less advantageous to be one. But as it turns out, the...
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” — Dr. Seuss I would sometimes feel like a wind-up doll when I worked in corporate sales. It was always: Smile, show up, nod, say yes, make everyone like you....
I used to marvel at self help authors with books coming out year after year. Mixed with my curiosity to check out the contents, I also had a deep, niggling feeling of, "Ugh! Another book about stuff I know about! I could soooo do...
High self esteem, or confidence is often the single differentiator between people who get what they want and people who don’t. Those who think and believe they can do something — run a marathon, start an entrepreneurial venture, ask...
The morning I resigned from my advertising job to commit to full time entrepreneurship I was riddled with indecision, anxiety and doubt. Was I being irresponsible? Maybe. Was it too risky? Perhaps. Should I wait? I didn't know for certain....
Why fit in when you were born to stand out? —Dr. Seuss OK, quiet achievers, introverts and under-stated types—listen up! In an ever-competitive, socially-on-steroids, noisy world, it’s more important than ever to not just blend in with the crowd. I thought...
I knew the answer before she even finished asking the question. I knew it because every time I hear someone open their mouth with words along the lines of , "I really want to X or Y, but..." I start to...
As a life coach, my friends often call me for business advice. Just recently, my pal Jason asked: "My boss took a booking from my client when I was on vacation, and now he's claiming the commission is his......

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