I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “Fake It ‘Till You Make It”. It’s most often used in the context of entrepreneurship and entertainment. The idea is to act like you’re a big deal and great success until you actually are. While it may sound odd at first, it turns out that faking it actually works.
It makes you pay attention to what the people that have already made it in your chosen business or career, do on a daily basis. How do they act, talk, dress, and what are their habits? You have to first start to pay attention and figure those things out, and then you start to model or copy them.
In the end, you start to develop some of the same habits successful people have and as a result you yourself will hopefully become more successful.
Of course, being perceived as a big deal by those around you doesn't hurt either.
Here’s where things get interesting for us.
It turns out that faking confidence...