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Self-doubt is sabotaging your leadership. Here’s how to break the cycle and lead with confidence

Leadership is one of the hardest things to do and even successful business owners experience self-doubt once in a while. Feeling plagued by self-doubt however limits your potential for growth and success. If you're constantly questioning your leadership abilities, your self-doubt can lead to self-sabotaging behavior that not only puts your own effectiveness at risk it also undermines the performance of your team. "If you can't empower yourself, then you won't be able to empower the people that w...
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5 steps to overcome self-doubt and build a successful business

As an entrepreneur, you have to believe in yourself if you're going to convince others to believe in you. No one is immune from self-doubt, however. Even the most self confident among us occasionally feel uncertain about our ability to accomplish something. It's important to recognize and deal with self-doubt otherwise it can lead to hesitation and indecision, and stop you achieving your goals. "Self-doubt is like a paralysis of the mind, that will keep you from realizing what you're truly capab...
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5 thoughts on overcoming fear and self-doubt

Often the only thing standing in the way of our success is our own self-defeating behavior. We put off a task till the last minute—then blame lack of time for a poor result—or we avoid some tasks altogether, even though accomplishing them might help us become more successful. Although we may point to various reasons, the root cause is often self-doubt and fear. And allowing your fears to dictate your actions means you don't do the things that are important to you, says author and ...
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The one question I ask myself whenever a task feels impossible

Often the only thing that stops us achieving our full potential is our lack of self-belief. Thinking that a particular goal is either possible or impossible to achieve usually has less to do with your true capability and more to do with the beliefs you have about yourself. Alex Cavoulacos, author and founder of The Muse, shares here how she was unwittingly limiting her potential, how she broke out of that mindset, and the crucial question that can change your perspective when faced with a new ch...
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30-year-old millionaire: This is how to beat self-doubt

You might think introversion, lack of confidence, self-doubt and imposter syndrome would stand in the way of success, and yet 30-year-old entrepreneur Kyle Taylor, the founder and CEO of the Penny Hoarder, not only overcame these challenges he also discovered how introversion “can be a strength when channeled correctly.” He shares here some of the things he wishes he’d known at age 22 and the strategies he uses to keep moving forward. [Read the full article on cnbc.com]
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The 5 second trick that saved this man’s life

When Mel Robbins discovered a simple yet powerful way to overcome adversity and keep moving forwards, she didn’t immediately share it. Apart from thinking it sounded stupid, she had no scientific explanation for why it worked so well. Here, in a speech filmed in April 2017, she reveals the brain science behind the 5-second rule and how it works to change habits, gain confidence, and take control of your thoughts. She also shares the stories of people who say they owe their success, happiness, an...
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5 simple strategies for conquering self-doubt

According to research, about 70 percent of people are affected at some point in their lives by imposter syndrome, with persistent feelings of inadequacy, self-doubt, and intellectual fraudulence— despite evidence of their achievements and success. If you find yourself tormented by thoughts such as these, use one or more of the five strategies suggested in this article to conquer your self-doubt. [Read the full article on success.com]
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