Self-Confidence is confidence in self. It is having confidence in yourself and in your own abilities as well. One should be self-assured, that is, being certain of having the abilities, judgment as well as the resources that are needed to manage what has been planned or to realize a goal. Having self-confidence in life is of great significance and value to prove that your own abilities and views are of value.
You just have to accept the fact that life does not remain same. A particular set of circumstances existing in a particular place or at a particular time can changeany time. A pleasing situation may develop into unpleasant one. In short, vicissitudes or the unexpected changes in your fortune are a part of life that you have to deal with. In such times, your self-confidence could be a reason that wins you what is better for you and to come out of that particular situation. Hence, there is a need of having and building self-confidence. SWOT is the way through which you can build and develop your self-confidence at all times.
SWOT stands for strength, weakness, Opportunity and Threats. These four elements of SWOT are very important in your life as they are linked with your personality which encompasses all these four elements. As regards your strength, you must observe what strength have you possessed in terms of your wisdom and education and capabilities? As to the weakness, you need to pay attention to your weakness that hinders you from achievingyour own goals, such as, negative thinking, short temperament etc. Regarding opportunities, you are to see what you can do to your level best to make your own circumstances better. In this way, threats are nothing but your shortcomings that intervene to stop or delay your progress towards your goals.
It is advisable to make a list on the basis of the above four elements of SWOT. Once you have prepared the list, you can make a judgment on your personality. All that needs to be done is to develop your strength and consider the opportunities leading you towards your own goals while striving to eradicate your shortcomings and overcoming on the threats. By doing this way, you can develop your abilities. You can build your self-confidence and confidence is having faith in you and in your abilities to do right things and to succeed in life.
K.A.Fareed (Fareed Siddiqui)
Writer, Trainer, Author, Vba/Vb Developer
BBA; MBA-Finance; M.Phil-Financial Management; (PhD-Management)
Individual Member of Institute of Management Consultants of India
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