A Woman’s Secret to Success: Developing and Balancing Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect of our lives. People who lack self-confidence struggle to achieve success at work and in their personal life. But the good news is that self-confidence can be learned and developed by following some concrete steps. With the right amount of confidence, people are able to take informed risks and stretch themselves to reach their goals.

Discussion Questions

  1. What is self-confidence? What elements or behaviors contribute to self-confidence?
  2. In your own experience, how have you developed self-confidence? What has been your step-process to become self-confident? Have you found a difference in the way men and women develop self-confidence? If so, explain why.
  3. Are there pitfalls to being over-confident? How do people strike a balance between the two extremes in order to be truly successful?

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