Did you know that you were destined for greatness? Did you know that you were given everything you needed to succeed when you were born? Understanding these universal truths will help you nurture the confidence to excel in public speaking. In this week’s video I have “invited” a special […]
Self Esteem + Self Confidence + Self Respect = Self Worth! Self = Net Worth – What Are You Worth?
By Featured Speaker Bob Urichuck
Self esteem is an internal sense of worth. It reflects an inner confidence and self-respect and it shines outwardly by the actions one takes.
The self esteem which evolves on the inside is usually reflected on the outside. Your internal self worth which consists of your self-esteem, self confidence and self respect will become your external net worth. It is a matter of pride in who you are and the mentor you can be.
Compare an individual with strong self esteem and high net worth to another with weak one and low net worth. What are the obvious differences? Does self esteem play a major role? Of course, it does. It is the essence of a personality. Strong self esteem produces confidence in oneself.
Working on your public speaking skills can affect more than just your ability to speak to groups of people. Improving your public speaking skills can raise your self-worth and confidence.
In Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, realizing your self-worth ranks the highest. When you’ve given a good speech, your personal satisfaction increases your sense of self-worth. You become more confident, especially when the audience responds positively.
There was once a student who dropped a course five times because he hated speaking in front of the class. But after a self-study on building up confidence, he decided to give public speaking a try and was successful. In fact, he came to enjoy the experience and even volunteered to give more speeches.