Describe the nature, development, and consequences of self-esteem. Explain how to enhance self-esteem. Describe the importance of self-confidence and self-efficacy. Pinpoint methods of enhancing and developing your self-confidence in business.
• Being ignored, ridiculed, or teased • Being expected to be “perfect” all the time • Experience failures in sports or school • Being given messages that failed experiences were failures of their whole self
strengths Rebut the inner critic Practice self- nurturing Minimize situations that make you feel less than your best Find people who boost your self-esteem Model people with high self- esteem Create high self-esteem living space