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A 3-Step Process to Increase Your Confidence Right Now
Episode 1326th July 2023 • Successful Women Think Differently • Valorie Burton
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Why is it that women will only apply for a job when they meet ALL of the requirements, whereas men will apply for jobs when they often only meet half? There is a lot of research on how women underestimate their abilities and speak with less confidence about their accomplishments.

So, what can you do as a Successful Woman who Thinks Differently to start building confidence today? Valorie starts with an appraisal of the areas of our life where a lack of confidence might have prevented us from doing more. Maybe it’s a job you never applied for, or maybe it’s a relationship you didn’t believe you were good enough to be in. 

Upon reflection, you may see a pattern of inaction that played a part in your not seizing the moment. How we turn our thoughts into action is the antidote – and indeed a veritable definition of confidence –  that Valorie is asking us to embrace. 

It’s about taking a small action NOW and trusting our talent and ability. Seeing confidence as part of a cycle that leads to action, which brings success, and with it, more confidence is the smart approach that will inspire you as a Successful Woman not just to Think Differently but to TAKE ACTION too. And remember, that action starts with one small achievable step. Please join us.




The definition I love most of confidence is that confidence is the stuff that turns our thoughts into action.” ~ Valorie Burton



In This Episode:


- How a lack of confidence can negatively impact your opportunities in life

- The difference between living on purpose and living by accident

- Learning to overcome a ‘Then I will…’ mindset

- Understanding the cycle of confidence, action, and success

- What does self-efficacy mean to you?

- Valorie’s podcasting journey as it pertains to confidence

- How a personal trainer helped Valorie’s consistency (which builds confidence)

- Starting with the small wins - and building consistently from there


Coaching Questions:


- Where are you when it comes to your confidence? 

- What is a goal that you have that you’ve been putting off?

- What is a doable step or action you can take toward achieving that goal right now? 

- When could you take that step? 



Connect with Valorie Burton:



- Check out all of Valorie's books here- https://valorieburton.com/books/ 

- Website - https://valorieburton.com/ 

- Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/valorieburton/ 

- LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/valorieburton/  

- Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/valorieburton/  

- YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@valorieburton

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