Be Confident without Being Arrogant

Walter Cronkite

James Bond is unlike any other character in the history of film. Seriously, no one has had as many actors play the role of one man as the famous 007. Even so, have you ever noticed that no matter who plays the famous spy they’re always calmly confident? Women love him, men admire him. Even if he’s not sure what he’s doing, he’s still confident. Not arrogant, but confident. Confidence is the ability to put people at ease, to make them feel like they can trust you even if they don’t know a thing about you. They just sense that you know what you’re doing or will figure it out somehow. James Bond just has a way of making us believe he can do anything, even if he has to make it up on the spot. We trust him, even the parts of him we don’t know about. It’s that kind of confidence that inspires a belief in people that you’ve got their back and their best interests in mind as strongly as you do your own.

There aren’t many people who will buy from you if you don’t have that intangible ability to put people at ease quickly. You don’t need any special gadgets to inspire that trust. You need humility along with a sense of just what you’re capable, or not capable of. It’s that confidence in the knowledge of your abilities that communicates to clients that things are going to work out, that you know your limits and that you stay within them. Confidence becomes arrogance when you overstretch, over promise, and presume to know more and promise more than you can deliver.

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“If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.” — Abraham Lincoln

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