3 Ways To Project Confidence
To be successful, you have to be confident in yourself and your ideas. Otherwise, it can be difficult for people to take you seriously. Being confident isn’t always easy, and there will be times when you’re put in situations that make you uncomfortable. In these scenarios, you gotta fake it til’ you make it. You can do this by focusing on one of the biggest indicators of confidence: your body language.
Here are three things to be mindful of the next time you need help projecting confidence:
Your posture. Stand or sit up straight, with your shoulders back, and head held high. When you make adjustments to your body to take up space, you will look and feel more powerful.
It’s all in the eyes. When in conversation with other people, maintain eye contact the with few small breaks to show that you are engaged, listening, and comfortable. One trick to make this easier is to focus on the space between the other person’s eyes.
Smile. You can trick yourself into feeling confident by putting on a smile. Having a smile on will influence the way you feel and improve your mood. It also make you appear warm, approachable, and composed.