Secrets to Increased Confidence
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Secrets to Increased Confidence

A simple, quick guide to becoming a confident woman
5.0 (1 rating)
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Last updated 8/2016
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of my course, students will be able to take on new challenges with increased confidence, reduce social anxiety, and feel confident enough to put themselves forward for a job promotion or start the business they have always dreamed of starting.
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  • Students will need a strong internet connection so that they can watch the videos in this course. Students will need a quiet place where they can think without distractions. Students will need to download and print the workbook at the start of the course. Basic note taking materials like pen and paper will be needed. No prior knowledge is needed to take this course.

Confidence is a quality that many people want because it has the potential to open the door to job promotions, new relationships, new career opportunities and so much more. Women generally tend to show less confidence than men, resulting in many missed opportunities and unused potential. 

This course will show you how to overcome the blocks to confidence in simple steps. You will understand how your thoughts, feelings and self-talk affect confidence.  You will also discover how your brain works with regards to confidence and how to use this information in your favour.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for women who want to increase their confidence and self –esteem. This course is for women who feel that a lack of confidence is holding them back from living the kind of life they have always dreamed of. This course is suitable for women with an open mind and who are willing to change. It is not suitable for men unless they would like to learn tips that will help the women in their lives become more confident. This course is not for people who are not willing to put in the effort required to change.
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
1. Introduction to the course
2 Lectures 18:55

We will go over the broad topics we’ll cover in the course. We will share a bit about ourselves and why we decided to make this course available. You will understand some of the benefits of increasing your confidence. 

Preview 07:35

I will look at what determines how confident a person is.  Is it nature, nurture or both?  You will discover the differences between men and women in terms of confidence and what the research has shown about these gender differences.

Preview 11:20
4 Lectures 32:46

I will look at how your thoughts affect the way you feel and the importance of paying more attention to our thoughts. 

Preview 08:23

By the end of this lecture you will be able to recognise the different types of thoughts that work against you and how change them. 

Identifying your thinking errors

Once you have become aware of these thinking mistakes, using the steps outlined here you can begin to tackle them and think more rationally. 

Thinking rationally

A summary of what you have learned about thoughts, feelings and how they affect your confidence. 

Summary of part 1 of section 2
1 Lecture 17:25

Discover the things that you surround yourself with that could be eroding your confidence.  Identify ways of replacing this with a more confidence boosting surrounding.

Surround yourself with the right things
Failure, Risk-talking and self-talk
2 Lectures 21:29

See how stepping outside your comfort zone can increase your confidence.  I will also show you how the brain works and how to use this to your advantage. 

Failure and risk taking

I will look at ways in which your inner dialogue can build you up or pull you down.  You will be able to get rid of the inner bully and embrace your compassionate voice.

Self Talk
Social anxiety
1 Lecture 07:51

I will look at the tell tale signs that show you may have social anxiety.  I will also look at how anxiety can affect confidence and how you can learn through observing others.

Identify signs of social anxiety and develop a strategy to deal with this
Planning and Preparation
1 Lecture 12:28

You will see how practice increases confidence and how you can reduce anxiety in specific areas of low confidence through planning. What do you do when it goes pear-shaped?

Practice makes perfect
Strengths and weakness
2 Lectures 17:30

Being confident is not about being perfect but about learning how to use what you have to your advantage, while improving on skills you are not so great at.

It's not about being perfect

A look at all you have learned and what your next steps might be.

About the Instructor
Dr Oge Austin-Chukwu
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Business & Executive Coach

Oge Austin-Chukwu

I help Business owners and Leaders/Managers create the businesses of their dreams and/or get the best out of their teams by showing them how to utilize the amazing brainpower at their disposal.

My mission is to help good leaders become better, whilst helping them live fulfilling, well balanced lives. I know what it is to succeed at what you do with little information, support or resources. I also know that there is a better way. I work with individual clients and organisations, challenging them to think differently and reach further. My coaching is built upon my values of integrity, honesty and compassion,delivered in a calm and supportive environment.

My background is in medicine, having practised as a doctor over the last two and a half decades. Initially as a doctor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and later on as a General Practitioner, I led teams at all levels and carried out training for leaders and managers in a variety of settings.

Ms Shanti P Boodhun
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RMN,BSc Hons,PGDip,BABCP (CBT Therapist)

With 27 years experience in the field of mental in the UK, I have a wealth of experience in treating common mental health problems. I have worked with complex, moderate and mild mental health conditions and I am registered by the British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapists.

I work as an advanced practitioner and supervisor and I am a specialist couples therapist.

I have a genuine interest in empowering people to get the right balance in their lives I am willing to share my experiences in order that my clients may learn from it . I have developed a positive and exceptional reputation in my field and run regular CBT clinics .