Life Advice, Professional development

10 Things genuinely confident people do differently



If you visit my blog on a regular basis, you probably know that the internet is a great source of inspiration for me. Lately I found a very interesting article on LinkedIn. It’s written by Dr. Travis Bradberry on what genuinely confident people do differently. I love such articles, so I immediately decided to share it with you.



Dr. Travis Bradberry is the award-winning co-author of the #1 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the cofounder of Talent Smart, the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training, serving more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies. His bestselling books have been translated into 25 languages and are available in more than 150 countries. Dr. Bradberry has written for, or been covered by, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Harvard Business Review.



Below is the list of things that confident people do differently and the original article you can read here:


As usual I am leaving it to your consideration.






  1. They speak with certainty


  1. They seek out small victories


  1. They exercise


  1. They don’t seek attention


  1. They don’t pass judgement


  1. They get their happiness from within


  1. They listen more than they speak


  1. They take risks


  1. They aren’t afraid to be wrong


  1. They celebrate other people’s successes



In conclusion Dr. Bradberry writes: Building confidence is a journey, not a destination. To become more confident you must be passionate in your pursuit of a greater future.”



Personally speaking, I like confident people a lot, under the condition that they are genuinely confident. Whereas false confidence comes across simply as arrogant behavior. Why do I like them? Based on my observations and experience, they are neither mean nor envious, because they know their value and they have distance to themselves.



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