Look the part.

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 Looking authoritative and looking confident have many similarities, but you can’t really master the former without first nailing the latter. It may seem naive to think that looking confident can make you feel more confident, and yet it is true for many people.[18]

  • Practice good posture. Take your personal grooming and dressing routines seriously. Look in the mirror and see a confident person staring back at you.

Look the part. Looking authoritative and looking confident have many similarities, but you can’t really master the former without first nailing the latter. It may seem naive to think that looking confident can make you feel more confident, and yet it is true for many people.[18]

  • Practice good posture. Take your personal grooming and dressing routines seriously. Look in the mirror and see a confident person staring back at you.