Interview: Confidence ~ Nature or Nurture? (video)

It’s the big question that I get asked all the time… is confidence something you are born with or something that you learn? Is it nature or nurture? The answer can be both. Yes there are some confidence genes that help but that doesn’t mean that you are predestined to have confidence if you have…

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Confidence Killers #4 ~ Exaggeration (video)

To understand confidence better we need to know the misunderstandings that are killing it. So I created this “Confidence Killers” series to highlight some of these myths. In this video, I discuss exaggeration. How can you be yourself if you are exaggerating anything – like how much money you have, how many dates you have…

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Interview: What is confidence really? (video)

  This is the third part of my interview with Tiffany Kay when she asks me the all important question, what is confidence really? There’s a common misperception that you can have too much confidence, but confidence and arrogance are very different things. In this short video, I begin by sharing what confidence is not before explaining…

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Confidence Killers ~ #3 Shoulds (video)

You may remember the saying from childhood, “Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me.” It was well-intentioned as a way to help us get past mean or bad things someone had said. But the truth is that even though words may not physically hurt us, they can still have…

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Interview: Being front of stage – in career and life (video)

  What do you do when you find your self front stage in life? That could be in the literal sense of the words – as a speaker/presenter or metaphorically when you find yourself centre stage in your own life. In the second part of my interview with Tiffany Kay, she asks how I moved…

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Confidence Killers ~ #2 Perfection (video)

Here’s the next video in the Confidence Killers series. Today I am talking about the need we have to get it right, to be right or to be perceived as right. Yep, you’ve guessed it. Today’s confidence killer is perfection. What makes it amusing is that I right before I shot this video, I had…

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Interview: How I became a confidence coach (video)

In this video, Tiffany Kay asks the all important question… how did I become a confidence coach? I share the background of how I started confidence coaching (it was never something I set out to do!) and why I think it is vitally important. Plus I talk in depth about my own personal journey – the obstacles…

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Recommended for Confidence ~ PR with Heart (video)

In this brand new video series, Recommended for Confidence, I am talking to inspiring people who have products or services that help you to build confidence. You may remember that earlier this month, I was interviewed by Kat Byles, founder and creator of PR with Heart. This time I get to turn the tables, and…

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How to shine with confidence (video)

What if I told you that you always have confidence? Perhaps you would dismiss or even laugh at the thought. In fact, it’s true! Your confidence is like the sun and rather than it disappearing, it is much more about the clouds that are obscuring it from your view. In this short video, I want to…

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Confidence Killers ~ #1 Comparison (video)

My newest video is the first in a series that I am affectionately calling, confidence killers! These are the ways in which we create blocks and obstacles that damage our self-worth. In this first one, I discuss comparison. Unconscious comparison fosters our self judgment and sense of inadequacy. And often, we aren’t even comparing ourselves to a…

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