Building self confidence is a necessary step towards becoming a more confident therapy business owner. Yet, for many of us, self confidence does not come naturally. As a result, we have to consciously and deliberately build our own confidence and trust in ourselves.
Here are some strategies which worked for me, especially around marketing myself and building my business:
It’s crucial that you write down your goals. The research says that people who write down their goals are significantly more likely to reach them. Not only list your big goals, but also break down your large goals into smaller steps, so you know HOW you will reach your goal. (And if you need help with this, my BeAWealthyTherapist Elite Coaching team can help!)
Whether it’s relationships, business ventures, or self-improvement, writing your goals and their necessary steps can make those goals much less formidable and much more doable. That alone helps you feel more confident in moving forward.
2) Don’t Compare
One of the biggest confidence killers is comparing your insides to everyone else’s outsides. While it’s good to have aspirations toward self-improvement, constantly comparing yourself to the best of the best in your realm can get discouraging. For example, if you’d like to have a talk radio show or Podcast, you might be inspired by high-profile radio hosts; being inspired by them is fine, but beating yourself up because you are not exactly like they are – complete with millions of listeners – will only discourage you.
3) Get Support
Surround yourself with people who love and adore you. Ask for their support and help- and accept it when it’s offered. Feeling loved and supported by the important people in your life can give you a stable base from which to explore.
Self confidence is an inside out job. Use these three tips to make it an easier one.