NAME Course

Self Confidence course

Imagine entering a room, and greeting people confidently.

Imagine standing up to those you find difficult, whether parents, siblings or a boss.

1. Welcome

  • What is self-confidence?
  • What causes low self-esteem?
  • Self image
  • Seeking the approval of others
  • Exercises in understanding issues around self confidence
  • Making judgements
  • Dealing with past hurts
  • Leaving the past in the past
  • Going forward
  • Assignment

2. You, Your Body and Your Mind

  • Your body and how you see it
  • Self-loathing: a common occurrence
  • How to silence your inner critic
  • Accepting your strengths and weaknesses
  • How to build self respect
  • Introverts and extroverts
  • Emotional intelligence: how to understand what others are doing and thinking
  • Assignment

3. How to Fake it and Make it

  • Neuro linguistic programming
  • Re-framing: turning negative thoughts into positive ones
  • How to become more popular
  • Thinking and behaving like a confident person even if you aren’t

4. A Healthy You

  • The role of physical fitness
  • Diet
  • Exercise for calmness
  • Physical and breathing exercises
  • Yoga
  • Zen

5. Onwards and Upwards

  • Self audit – build on your strengths
  • How does SWOT work?
  • Finding a role and purpose in life
  • Risk: moving outside your comfort zone
  • Assignment

6. How to Communicate with Others

  • The initial impression you make on others
  • Expressing your thoughts and opinions clearly
  • How to develop effective listening skills
  • Finding the midpoint between submission and aggression
  • Understanding body language
  • How to handle compliments and criticism
  • Dealing with rejection
  • Developing a genuine interest in others

7. Self Confidence at Work

  • The fundamentals of self confidence
  • The importance of the workplace
  • Making an impact at meetings
  • Getting promotion or a pay rise
  • Changing your job
  • Interviews
  • Setting further work-related goals

8. The New You

  • Moving beyond: an introduction to the new you
  • What causes low self confidence
  • You, your body and your mind
  • How to fake it and make it
  • The healthy you
  • Onwards and upwards
  • How to communicate with others
  • The new you: plans for the future
  • Assignment

9. Training Others in Self Confidence

  • Forming a bond whilst remaining impartial
  • Knowing your client
  • Useful techniques and resources
  • Improving social confidence
  • Improving confidence in the work place
  • Life lessons for continued confidence
  • How to train clients

10. How to Find Clients

  • Sources of work
  • The internet
  • Networking
  • Leaflet drop
  • Seminars
  • How to organise a seminar that wins you clients
  • Using PR to get business
  • Making your website work
  • Gaining referrals
  • Advertising. The media. Writing an ad.

11. Managing your Finances

  • Setting up your business on a small budget
  • Putting together a business plan
  • How to keep financial records in four easy steps
  • Paying tax
  • Indemnity insurance