Confidence Tips: 6 Steps to Self-Assurance From Dr. Phil

How doing something bold can increase your confidence


By Dr. Phil McGraw

Few of us feel totally invincible all the time -- including me. If you throw me into a social setting where I'm forced to make small talk, my normally solid self-assurance can waver. Fortunately, confidence doesn't come in fixed quantities. And if you're brimming with it in one part of your life, you're well-positioned to boost it in others.

Follow these strategies to expand the confidence you've got into something even greater.

Dr. Phil: 6 Steps to Self-Assurance

Dr. Phil's latest book is Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World (Bird Street).