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4 Gifts I Used to Survive and Achieve My Goals

Deep inside you are gifts that you have been endowed with since birth and have grown along with you.  Some have been stunted, some have developed.  But they are all there waiting to be used and further honed. In the many challenges I have faced, I have survived past them.  And looking back, I have courageously fought and won. I did it my way- as the song goes.  I did not need to follow what others tell me to do to succeed.  I did not have to conform in order to win.  I followed my path. Once …..

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9 Lessons I Learned on Making Awesome Presentations

Though I was aware of what was coming, I did not realize that the week of 17th March 2013 will pass with a lot of learnings that are all related to one particular area: making presentations. Three events in one week proved to be a source of anxiety but looking back at what I learned, it was worth it. Monday, 18 March. I started the week cramming with my Toastmasters speech number 5.  For those who do not know, Toastmasters is an international club that hones its members to improve on public …..

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Life Lessons I Learned from the Great Online Marketing Scavenger Hunt

A few weeks ago, I took on the challenge of Danny Iny’s Firepole Marketing: The Great Online Marketing Scavenger Hunt. What is this all about?  It’s a set of challenges to complete for points, skills and prizes. It’s about rummaging through all the resources out there online and making use of them to get one’s blog into making more sense and meaning. It’s about reaching out there in the open and achieving the goals of your blog. And of course, by doing the challenges, we earn points …..

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10 Ways to Love Yourself on Valentine’s Day

Here comes again the season of love.  The time to be mushy. The time to enkindle the flame of love. It is a time to re-discover the meaning of love among our loved ones. But before you can do that, you have to love yourself.  This is perhaps something that was never thought to us clearly by the spiritual gurus- or maybe we misinterpreted it. We need to have an amount of self-love to be able to give it to another.  Not that we should be selfish and stop thinking of others.  Rather, …..

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2012 – The Year of Living Confidently

We started ConfidenceCues in the middle of the year but looking back, it was like a full year that has passed with so many things that have happened already. We launched the blog with the vision of becoming a community of people who are in pursuit of achieving self-confidence and assertiveness.  Our combined following has grown a hundredfold and we are thankful to everyone who have continued support and sharing their passion. We have picked the blog’s best resources for 2012 from our articles …..

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