Mary Foley | Increasing Career Confidence in Busy Women...like YOU!

How Do I Exude Confidence in Unfamiliar Territory?

When you’ve been doing your current role or position for a while, it’s easy to feel confident. You know what you’re doing!

But when you want to shift your career, aspire to a new position, or take on anything new, it’s easy for your confidence to be shaken. So not a fun feeling, which is why Victoria asked me:

How do I exude confidence from within and

overcome fear when in unfamiliar territory?

These days it’s hard to avoid being in unfamiliar territory!

Does that mean you have to totally lose your confidence until you gain that new knowledge in an unfamiliar territory? Not when you make a key internal shift.

Watch this quick video to see what that shift is and my 2 ideas to overcome your fears in the process:

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How Can I Prove I’m Valuable When Virtual?

Are you working virtually some or most of the time, be it at home, at a satellite office, or on the road? If so, then you can totally relate to Gloria who asked me:

How can I prove I’m valuable to higher-ups when I’m virtual and not a visible part of a face-to-face team?

The good news is that marketing your value is the similar whether you’re virtual or face-to-face. The key lies in answering the question “So what?”

Watch this quick video where I share specific ways you can proactively answer this question so that your manager and higher-ups will never forget the value you bring.

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How Can I Look More Confident?

As a competent business woman, do you ever feel you’re not taken seriously? Or that you’re not seen as capable as you really are? How about sometimes invisible?

If so, then you’re like Gina who asked me:

“I feel confident on the inside because I’m confident with what I know, but how can I look more confident on the outside so that my exterior matches my interior?”

Watch this quick video to hear my advice! Based on personal experience and my love for the TV show “What Not To Wear”, I share 3 things that will make a huge difference for Gina and every gal who wants her exterior to exude competence and confidence.

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Plus, you gotta watch this other video that I just found on the “What Not to Wear” webpage! The co-hosts talk about confidence - so not kidding! Love their comments and I think you will, too!

Have a quick question of your own? Share it with me here and be on the lookout for my response in the next episode of Gotta Quick Question!