How to Be Confident (English)
The difference between success and failure often hangs on a humiliatingly small and elusive trait that standard education never touches: confidence.
We spend vast amounts of time acquiring confidence in narrow professional fields, while overlooking the primordial need to acquire a more wide-ranging variety of confidence, which can serve us across a range of tasks in our professional and personal lives.
We so often lack confidence because we implicitly regard its possession as a matter of slightly freakish good luck. We believe we are stuck with the confidence levels we were born with, but as this class shows, the opposite is true. Confidence is not a gift from the gods, but a skill that can be learned. It is a skill founded on a set of ideas we have about the world and our natural place within it.
How to Be Confident teaches us:
- How to overcome the impostor syndrome.
- How to master shyness about advancing our plans.
- How to outgrow the legacy of childhood timidity.
- How to remain confident that we can change things through our own agency.
We leave the class equipped with a range of confidence-inducing ideas to allow us to escape the shackles of excessive hesitancy and compliance. We are schooled in the art of confidence.
Our classes and workshops consist of a varied mixture of input, self-reflection as well as one-to-one and group discussions. Our experienced lecturers convey a multitude of ideas that stimulate the mind and offer new perspectives. You can meet exciting and like-minded people and make new friends. No prior knowledge or preparation are required.
18.20 - Venue opens
18.30 - Welcome & drinks
18.45 - Class commences
20.15 - Break (times vary)
21.30 - Class finishes
Jasminko Kontrec is an experienced facilitator, trainer and college lecturer. Originally from Croatia, he was educated in Belgium and later obtained an MA in Asian Religion from Cardiff University, UK. He has an open mind and a passion for learning, whether about M-theory in physics or the Kaizen Way in business, which has enhanced his ability to critically examine the adopted rules of thumb. He is most inspired by integral personal development, which is also why he loves facilitating workshops, for they give him the opportunity to grow and learn along with the participants.
Standard: 45 € incl. VAT
Double-Ticket (2 persons): 69,50 € incl. VAT
Bring a friend! We offer a limited amount of Double Tickets for a reduced price of 34,75 € per person instead of 45 €.
Reduced: 18 € incl. VAT
We offer a discount to holders of a berlinpass, severly disabled people, apprentices and students with valid ID depending on availability. Please note that we will check your ID for proof of eligibility on arrival at event.
You might also be interested in:
How to Make Love Last (English)
It is not inevitable that love must fizzle out over time; this happens when it has not been wisely managed.
How to Develop Self-Knowledge (English)
Self-knowledge matters so much because it is only on a basis of an accurate sense of who one is that one can make reliable decisions.