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I've Got Confidence

Friday, May 11, 2012

I usually work from home but had to go into the office for a 2 day seminar for all Team Leads and Managers - since I'm a team lead, had to be there. The seminar turned out better than I thought and I had to do some presentations. Surprisingly I had confidence to do the presentations without hesitation. I usually have a hard time doing presentation in front of people when I don't know too much about the topic. The topics on the first day were selected by the instructor and I didn't know much about either of them but got through them. The topic of the second day was whatever you wanted it to be. The first day was only about 2 min, but the second day was 10 - 15 min. So, I chose to pretend that I was a weight loss coach and I was speaking to a class that wanted to lose weight, since this is something I want to do in the future - it gave me a good chance to practice. I was so comfortable and confident speaking about this subject and the whole presentation turned out great even though I went a little bit over my time.

Since I was in the office, I decided to walk around and look for people who I normally talk to via e-mail, instant messaging and on the phone and meet them face to face. Last year I would not have had the confidence to do this because I was so self-conscience of my weight that I hid in my shell. But the new me walked around meeting people. I love the new confident me - this is an awesome feeling.
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    That is fantastic. I'm glad you had the confidence to talk to people. You have worked hard! emoticon
    1627 days ago
  • NEWMOM20121
    Great job. How cool for you. You have done so well and made so many changes, not just in your weight. Way to go
    1627 days ago

    How very exciting!
    1629 days ago
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