A comment made to me recently has made me think much about confidence. And how some people have it. And others do not.
Have you seen the old black and white film, It’s a wonderful life? Filmed in 1946 and directed by Frank Capra, it tells the story of a despondent George Bailey (played by James Stewart) who wishes he had never been born.
In the initial public speaking course that I deliver, I ask delegates to bring along an item that is representative of their culture, and speak about this item during the session.
At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month (and on the 2nd Sunday in November), Britain stops to remember its war dead.