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Confidence Is The Key To Success Essay

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CONFIDENCE
This is another core problem I will discuss. As Tzwick and Muncie (1989) contributed that, ‘confidence is the key to success’. “It is something either one has or does not, but can always be accomplished over time”.

My struggle with self-confidence started after I lost my father. It was difficult for me to see another replacing image like the relationship I had with him. I had a very hard time in Nigeria and I lacked self-confidence in affronting new challenges. My first approach or look was to see them as a strong obstacle to overcome. Then, my only reliance was my studies and I had to register with the debate club and drama society. Based on what Hardwick (1990) suggested, that one attracts good stuff in life if he/she is able to cram more confidence in heart, I felt it is necessary to dedicate my time in these activities.
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I must develop self-esteem, which can lead me to self-confidence. As President Obama’s famous political slogan, I would adopt mine that “Yes I can”

Developing Skills for Business Leadership is one of the modules I am doing in my master’s degree programme. Personally I see it as an interesting module, which helped me to identify my problems and know the best ways to tackle these problems so as to be prepared to face the world’s competitive market. Following the knowledge I have through this module, I applied SWOT analysis on myself as explained by Porter, (1980). It helped me in understanding my strengths and weaknesses and also identifying both in an opened opportunity as an HR professional.

CONCLUSION
Williams, Woolliams and Spiro (2012 p5) state that reflective writing is new to most students. I felt that they are right because I had never thought or written a reflective essay until I am asked to write this assignment. It is a new idea, which made it difficult for me, but while reflecting on it, I have realised how important it is to be a reflective
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