Confidence is key for our personal and professional development. When we feel confident, we can speak up, ask for what we want, and state our point of view. And, yet, there are subtle phrases and words that many of us say without even realizing that they can undermine how we think about ourselves and how we are perceived by others.

What if you were aware of and eliminated those disempowering phrases from your vocabulary? What if you used more confident and powerful phrases that conveyed that you do know, you are capable, and you do bring value? You would you feel more empowered, and others would view you in a different light – you’d be seen as more of a leader.

In this episode, Leadership Coach Deb Elbaum shares those key phrases we should avoid using when we want to sound confident, capable, and knowledgeable. She shares concrete examples illustrating the difference between using these hedging phrases and more powerful ones. 

If you are ready to give others the impression that you know your stuff and you do own your strengths, press the play button now.

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Executive and Leadership Coach Deb Elbaum

Are you a leader who would like to think and act more calmly, clearly, and confidently?

I work with senior executives and emerging leaders to help them better manage leadership challenges — whether navigating challenging work environments, communicating more confidently, or making high-stakes decisions. If you would like to learn strategies to shift unhelpful mindsets and behavior patterns, contact me now for a complimentary strategy session.
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