There is something about wearing a well-tailored suit, that will make any man feel like a gentleman. It’s amazing how good you feel, when you are the best-dressed man in the room.
A suit remains the timeless portrayal of success. There comes a time in a man’s life, when a real man, needs to start dressing like a man. No one will take you seriously wearing a hoody, with your underpants sticking out, and your trousers around your knees.
Don’t get me wrong, there are times when anything goes. But, when you wearing a suit, it makes any man, look more confident, charismatic and charming. But the suit does not make the man. It’s the man, in the suit, that has the power, to dominate the room.
If you want people to start taking you seriously, you need to start dressing the part. A charismatic man knows that he needs to remain calm, when under pressure. It’s about dealing with things as they happen and taking a more stoic approach, by not reacting too quickly, to whats happening around them.
There is something that Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig have in common. They were all very confident, well-poised, kind and charismatic gentleman. They had a very authentic and magnetic personality. This can be seen in other actors such as George Clooney, Leonardo Dicaprio, and Robert Downey Jr.
It can be a scary event to be on camera or to talk in public. But for someone that has a low self-esteem, confidence can be a very important trick to learn. Even if you don’t feel very confident, you need need to remain calm, and keep your cool.
The only way to become more confident is to keep practicing, a very cool and charismatic approach, to social interactions. Sometimes you need to put yourself in an uncomfortable situation, to grow a thicker skin.
They say that an artist, is his, or her own worst critic. By judging yourself, or labeling yourself, you will begin doubting yourself. When you doubt yourself, this will show in the way that you present yourself. And when you have a low self-esteem, it’s hard to gain the respect of others.
No one is perfect, and we all shit the same way. When you are feeling a bit depressed, and you have lost focus, sometimes it helps to listen to a few upbeat tunes, or motivational speeches. We all need a bit of a boost, before walking on stage.
When In Doubt, Stop, Think, What Would James Bond Do?
- Don’t be a dick. You need to stay in control.
- Accept the challenge, and look forward to learning from it.
- Remain calm and in-control, when under pressure.
- Keep eye contact. Don’t lose focus, and don’t get distracted.
- Your posture and body language are important.
- Breathe, and think before you speak.
- Let people talk, before you try talking.
- Listen to them, and show interest in what they have to say.
- Be Authentic and compliment others.