Meet the Coach Blog Schedule a call Login

Physician Success Tool: Confidence, - a look forward to growing in confidence

Confidence is a beautiful thing. In December, we reviewed the typical way one gains confidence - growing competence over time by gaining experience. We also covered common saboteurs – perfectionism, the inner critic, impostor phenomenon, comparison, external validation, and projected judgment along with steps to combat them. And now, we are kicking off 2022 with ways to improve confidence further. 

 

 

The growth mindset is the basis of overcoming those previous sappers...

Continue Reading...

Physician Success Tool: Confidence, Part 3 - a look at three more common barriers.

We are in week 3 of a 4-week series on confidence. The first week we reviewed the normal development of confidence and last week, we reviewed a trio of issues that interfere with gaining confidence and actually decrease confidence. This week we look at three more common interrupters – comparison, external validation, and projected judgment.

 

“Comparison is the thief of joy” has been attributed to a few famous leaders. Regardless of who said it, it is so true. Although...

Continue Reading...

Physician Success Tool: Confidence, Part 2 - a look at three common barriers.

Last week we looked at the natural progression of confidence. However, we all know confidence doesn't always follow the expected course, and often even when it's high, something knocks it down. So, this week, we look at why that happens.

 

There are at least six common sappers of confidence. 1. Unhealthy perfectionism. 2. An overly boisterous inner critic.  3. Impostor Phenomenon. 4. Comparison. 5. Over-reliance on external validation. 6. Projected Judgment. Many of these are...

Continue Reading...

Physician Success Tool: Growing in Confidence Part 1

We all have areas we are more confident in than other areas of our lives. It's natural. Overcoming insecurities is a powerful thing that takes dedication and trust. In the coming weeks, we will uncover the issues that get in the way of this process and open a dialogue about having self-confidence when doing something new. Today we dig into the typical process of growing in confidence.

 

Merriam-Webster gives the essential definition of confidence as "a feeling or belief that you...

Continue Reading...
Close

50% Complete

Two Step

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.