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In life, there are days and moments where everything we do does not feel enough, or face situations that are beyond our control. A common response to such instances is to doubt ourselves and our abilities, and that is a very normal and human thing to do. But the effect of self-doubt can cut both ways: It can either spur us to achieve our goals and thereby boost our confidence levels, or cause us to feel entirely powerless and paralysed. Fortunately, whether we allow it to work for or against us is mostly up to us. In this issue, we will explore the ways in which we can harness self-doubt to build confidence -- one step at a time.

Silence the Impostor: How to end self-doubt and build confidence in yourself

For this blog post, I am going to look at ways to silence the impostor when faced with imposter syndrome, how to end self-doubt and build confidence in yourself. I would not say its as easy as ABCD, but that is the model I am going to use which outline 4 categories of strategies to consider - Acknowledge your Feelings, Build Strength, Challenge your Doubts and Dare to Act.

 
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Why confidence and knowledge can lead to smart money decisions

Two common areas that cause people to procrastinate financially are knowledge and confidence. Logically, we know that financial literacy can boost our confidence to make informed money-management decisions. Yet, many people tell me that they lack the confidence to learn and absorb that financial knowledge, which holds them back. However, everybody is capable of effectively managing their money. While some need mindset adjustments, others need a confidence boost or a little reassurance that they are on the right track. Take small steps, follow and when doubt starts to creep in, remind yourself that money is only a tool and you are learning.

 
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9 Habits That Are Destroying Your Confidence

 
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Testimonials and Referral Notes

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Nadine. Financial Consultant. Manulife FA

I experienced the services of Joan and her company, Headquarter.io, and I found it to be very insightful and refreshing. I'm thrilled to learn more and I believe that you will benefit from getting to know what their client engagement platform can do for you!

Joan Tong. Heartzmail & Headquarter

We missed Keon Chee, our moderator in this picture. HQ brought together this event with the support of our friends and associates. Bottom from left: Michael Seow, Benny Ong & Allen Lim. Top from left: Zi Lem, Will Ho, Samuel Koh, Joan Tong and David Chee. A massive THANK YOU to all of you for this successful and fruitful event!

Christopher Lek. Senior Financial Services Manager. SP Group

Joan is an effective person in helping people to engage their clients in a more meaningful way. I think you will not regret meeting her. Do catch up with her soon!

Shimin

I like how Joan is patient and reliable, and she is also an insightful and engaging trainer who has our interests at heart when it comes to positioning us well.I'm grateful for her work so far and I highly recommend her and the company HQ!

Zhongyong. Great Eastern Life

Today I met up with Joan regarding how HQ could enhance our advisory system and make it more robust. I picked up a few interesting ideas from her, and I think you’d learn a thing or two too when you meet her up.

Yixiang. Credence Group. Great Eastern Life

Today Joan came over to our agency to demonstrate to us how HQ can be of value to our advisory system. We learnt quite a bit. You need hear from her!