Coding Inspirations

Teaching yourself any skill such as coding requires commitment and initiative but, at times, this can be easier said than done. In those moments when you can’t bring yourself to sit in front of the screen and get stuff done, read that essay, or watch that tutorial — these are the moments you need role models […]

Life Hacks

How Innovative Ideas Arise

In 2010, Thomas Thwaites decided he wanted to build a toaster from scratch. He walked into a shop, purchased the cheapest toaster he could find, and promptly went home and broke it down piece by piece. Thwaites had assumed the toaster would be a relatively simple machine. By the time he was finished deconstructing it, […]

Tips and Tricks

Confidence empowers you to be the best, happiest and most powerful version of yourself

Confidence, like many other desirable human qualities, is a skill that takes a little patience and time to master. Although some people can be born with confidence that knows no boundaries, many of us need a little boost to get our self-assurance to the ground. It is, however, an essential skill for any entrepreneur. We all know someone who oozes confidence wherever they show up. There’s no need to be envious. You, too, can be confident with a little practice. So what can you do to establish or reinforce your confidence? Acquire knowledge through experience It may sound obvious, but knowledge is the key to confidence; the more you know, the more confident you’re going to feel. Be eager to learn, to be confident. “The best way to build confidence in a given area is to invest energy in it and work hard at it”. Always, be open to receiving feedback or asking for support. Use the expression, “I don’t know, but I’ll find out,” to learn how to be confident. Practice speaking out in public If you feel nervous talking to others, don’t worry; you’re not alone. When you need to give an important presentation, brainstorm questions others might […]