“I’ve always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.” — Eddie Murphy
I love this quote.
Have you noticed the same thing in your life when it comes to confidence? I mean, we all want to feel as confident as possible… as often as possible. But confidence can be elusive.
Initiative breeds confidence. When you start taking big bold actions, and lots of them, you start to gain an unseen “momentum”. As you gain feedback from the actions, you will be inspired to take even more actions.
Your confidence grows because you are in sort of a “hyper-learning” mode. The more initiative you have, the more confidence you will create.
What are 3 big areas in your life where you can exercise your initiative and make something happen?