Confidence At Work

Confidence At Work

You Too Can Be More Confident At Work

Confidence – I found a useful post on  I have worked with a number of clients who have come to me feeling unhappy at work and suffering from lack of confidence. Beginning to understand just how competent they are really and how to be assertive (without being aggressive) has made a big difference to their lives.  If you would like to discuss how I might be able to help you please get in touch.

Meanwhile enjoy the post.

There are many reasons you can lack confidence at work. Maybe you’re in a job that requires skills you don’t have, or you’re less experienced than anyone around you. Or you’re new to the company and feel uneasy about your ability to succeed. Or you feel threatened by colleagues, fear losing your job, or are simply too hard on yourself. Public humiliation and errors in judgment can also do the trick. 

There’s just one most common reason, though, says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and author of Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: “Overall, the most common reason that employees lose confidence is very simply because of a bad relationship with their boss. That insecurity will last as long as the relationship is strained.”

You can read the rest of this interesting post at this link

Wendy Smith is a career consultant, life coach and business coach with depth of experience in management, coaching and personal development. That experience means she is equally at home helping clients find a new career direction, starting-up new businesses or dealing with life’s more challenging personal issues. You can contact her at

Wendy has written a little eBook on how to get on with your boss and a book on job search – you can find her books on Amazon at this link


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