If you have been following my blog, you would have remember the post, I Felt Like A Loser. I lost a deal, but things were not as bad as I thought. Thought I lost that deal, I got busier. Interesting that things turned out this way. It might be a blessing that I lost the deal, because I might not have the time to handle this deal.
How’s your progress so far? In Part 6 of How Do You Build Self Esteem, you were invited to track your progress. Has it been working for you? If you really have a tough time following, you may like to get some support from me.
This is the last part of this series. We’ve gone through the internal work of building self esteem, then the external work of setting up goals, having plans and creating self-discipline. After putting in effort to build your self esteem, we are moving into a new and last area. Building your self esteem through taking care of your well being.
The challenge after setting goals is to follow up on an action plan. The difficult part is to act on your goals. If it’s easy, many would have achieved their goals. Building self esteem involves determination, hard work and short-term discomfort. There is no magic wand or magic pill, just pure grit.
To build self esteem is like playing lego, putting the pieces together to form your creative work. Your self esteem is built upon fitting the smaller pieces together, eventually forming the confident you.
We are back again. Have you completed the laugh at yourself exercise in the part 4? This exercise gets you out of your cocoon. Your transformation process begins with this exercise.
In this part 5 of How Do You Build Self Esteem, we are getting down to real action. No more inner work, just real work to build your self esteem muscles. Continue reading
Do you have “friends” whom you refuse to speak to them? From your perspective, these “friends” did some terrible things to you. You were no longer friends with them since then.
I had friends who did some terrible things to hurt me in the past. I couldn’t forgive them even though it was the right thing to do, I just couldn’t do it. My hair behind my neck would stand upon hearing their names. The anger would start boiling in me when someone mentioned their names. Continue reading
We are at part 4 of the How Do You Build Self Esteem series. Have you list down your skills, hobbies and abilities, the exercise from part 3? I encourage you to list them down before you read on.
In this part 4, we will still be focusing on your inner work. We will be discussing about you being comfortable with yourself. Continue reading
I was excited. Who wouldn’t be when a international bank called to give you money? A well-known bank requested me to do a training for 80 participants. What an opportunity to generate income and to add strength into my portfolio.
I did what most sales person will do, find out what they wanted and the constrains in budget that they faced. Understanding their requirements, at least I thought I understood, I got my proposal ready on the day of our first meeting.
Little did I know this meeting would turn out to be a nightmare.