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Barry Zweibel, MCC
Master Certified Coach
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What can a Confidence Coach Help YOU Learn?

The Confidence Radial© is a 6-step process developed to coach you
from the Seemingly Impossible to the Imminently Doable

(Open a larger image of the complete Confidence Radial.)


Step One
Act like you already have the power.
The Confidence Radial - Step 1  There's a dirty little secret to confidence and that's that most people have far more confidence than they give themselves credit for having. Take a few moments and remember the times when your confidence just naturally shone. Everyone has memories of being surprised by how confident they appeared in some situation - how confident they actually were. And in those cases, it wasn't even an act. Ultimately, it will better serve you to remember that you probably have more confidence than you think. But if you have to start off by pretending that you have more confidence than you think, well, that's okay, too. Coach yourself on this so that you're willing to give it a try.
Step Two
Power your confidence by researching an Important Question.
The Confidence Radial - Step 2 When we're emotionally invested in a particular topic, we tend to dig in, learn all we can, believe in what we know, and speak from the heart. Passion plus knowledge is a powerful formula for success - and confidence. So ask yourself: "What is it I would do if I was already confident?" and "If confidence wasn't even an issue, what Important Question would I dig and learn more about?" These are the kinds of question a coach would ask you. And whatever your answer, the coach would probably then say, "Great! Now what steps would you take to dig in and research exactly that?" 
Step Three
Question others on the matter to learn their points-of-view.
The Confidence Radial - Step 3 Once you've dig in a little and do some basic research, it will become much more clear to you what it is you (a) do know; and (b) don't know yet. Allow the "do know" part to nourish your confidence. Combine that with your natural curiosity and the "don't know yet" part will  soon have you wanting to ask other people what they know about your Important Question. So go find out. Get curious and enthusiastic, and inquire. Don't pretend you already know. Seek knowledge instead. People absolutely love to share what they know with others. And here's the bonus - people naturally assume that people who are enthusiastic and curious are also naturally confident. And if you're even thinking about talking with them, they're right! So what do you think your coach would ask you here?
Step Four
View who could be part of your Resource Network.
The Confidence Radial - Step 4 Once you start talking with a people about that Important Question you're researching, you'll soon realize that some people have better information to share than others. This is natural because, in part, some people have more confidence than others when it comes to sharing their opinions with others. So pick a few whose views you like and make them your ad hoc Resource Network - a group of 4, 5, or 6 people who you'd feel comfortable asking for their opinions and insights from time to time on different things. Consider brainstorming with them when you're feeling stuck, unsure of a decision, or when you're just looking for a few new ideas. Fill this Resource Network (or Confidence Network) with people of varying backgrounds, interests, and skills. Enjoy the variety of the perspectives they bring and see the value-added they bring you.
Step Five
Network other contacts into connections.
The Confidence Radial - Step 5 Contacts are people that you know; Connections are people that know you. Help other people you know get to know better you by openly sharing with them the things that you're learning, thinking about, laughing at, questioning, etc.  - without expectation of anything in return. Get curious about their interests and help them open up. Coach them on what you know. If you do, you'll soon notice how easy it is to engage with them - and be engaged by them. This is the stuff of Lasting Impressions - and, of course, Lasting Confidence.
Step Six
Connections make it more than pretending – more than just an act.
The Confidence Radial - Step 6 Once you realize that your connections enjoy talking with you and are truly pleased to have you in their lives, you'll naturally feel more alert, proud, genuine, and confident of who you are and your place in the world - no matter who you're with.


 What does showing up mean to YOU?

When our self-esteem takes a hit, it's not always easy to restore it back to its former level. And even if we do, it often only then becomes apparent that it wasn't all that strong to begin with. So my advice to you is to go deep inside and decide whether you want to take more responsibility for how you let others affect you. I like what Woody Allen said about this: "80% of success is showing up." So what does showing up mean to you?



When you own the fact that
you really DO make a difference ... you WILL.

And that's what CONFIDENCE is all about.

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