Real Confidence

Real Confidence

Hosted by: Alyssa Dver

Real confidence isn't situational or temporary. It's a learned skill that anyone can master at any time. Join host Alyssa Dver, CEO of The American Confidence Institute, 7-time author, 2-time TEDx and empowering...

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EP 75: Real Confidence- The Self-reliant Path to Confidence

Ever wonder which episode or season you’d make it to if you were a character in The Walking Dead? How you’d protect yourself, find shelter, get food? Whom you could trust? What about whether you could trust yourself...
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EP 74: Burned Out Or Just Bored

Listen, life is A LOT and has been for the last four years. I’ll be the first one to tell you that what we lived through changed not how we lived, but how we experienced our lives. We’re not going back to before....
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EP 73: Confidence in a Crisis

The human brain is a marvelous thing. All day long it’s tasked with protecting us from anything it perceives as a threat, and it takes that job seriously.  So seriously, in fact, that it actually can’t discern the...
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EP 72: Real Confidence- Can Guilt be Good?

A lot of people ask me what the opposite of confidence is. On some level I think they already know the answer isn’t insecurity or a lack of self-esteem otherwise why ask the question.  And they’re right. The opposite...
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EP 71: Real Confidence- The Confidence to be Your Best

Any St. Jerome fans here? Saint who, you’re probably thinking but you may be familiar with some famous words of his:  Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.  But...
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EP 70: Real Confidence- Confidently Dealing with Someone Who Intimidates You

Relatives, friends, strangers, colleagues, bosses, store clerks, customer support reps. People who intimidate us come in all shapes and disguises. And it doesn’t matter if they’re in a position of authority or sitting...
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EP 69: Real Confidence- Confidence is a Choice AND a Habit

One of my favorite things about the podcast is when everything clicks with a guest. That’s what happened when I got together with Rahul Karan Sharma, author of Habits 4 Miracles, to talk about how we can leverage the...
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EP 68: Real Confidence- What’s in a Word?

Irving Berlin is known for saying “Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it.” The same could be said for words, although how we take them – their impact on us or others – is probably closer...
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EP 67: Real Confidence- The Confidence to Get Unstuck When Life Really Does Suck with Special Guest CK Collins

I’d say every 10th podcast pitch or so I get is from somebody who uses the word “unstuck”. They want to help the world and people to get unstuck. It’s noble and for some, you might say a calling, but it’s talked about...
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EP 66: Real Confidence- 5 Phrases that Crush Confidence

I’m going to call BS on something we probably all heard as kids: sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.  I know we were all taught this rhyme to shut bullies up, but words do matter, and we...
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EP 65: Real Confidence- Live Confidence Coaching with Eti Moskowitz

There’s a certain magic that happens when we coach someone on confidence at the Institute. We experience it regularly in our coaching certification practica and in our Pitch workshops and even informally, in casual...
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EP 64: Real Confidence- How to Confidently Ask for Help

In talking with a friend recently, I was stunned when she told me she was totally overwhelmed but was completely uncomfortable asking for help.  I was like, what? I guess because I ask for help all the time and it...
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