7 Traits that Highly Confident Women Possess
There are many strong women out there who have set an example and have become great role models’ due to sheer dedication, confidence, and self-love. They stand out from the crowd and are an inspiration to all young women and upcoming generations despite the hardships they have experienced in their life. Strong women are beautiful souls who have become loving and caring mothers, sisters, friends, wives, etc. They are also the dreamers, the doers, achievers, and the winners in every aspect of their lives, whether it be in relationships or in career success. Thousands of powerful world women leaders have been very successful in various industries: the corporate world, sports, arts, etc. To name a few:
1. Indra Nooyi is currently the CEO of Pepsi Co, a Fortune 500 company and has become one of the most valued women leaders in the business world, receiving the title America’s Best Leaders. She has portrayed outstanding leadership qualities and stood out from the others due to her ambitious, passionate, and open-minded personality.
2.Priyanka Chopra is a popular Indian actress who became very successful in the Bollywood industry. She won the Miss World 2000 Pageant and was also named as Time Magazine’s one of the 100 most influential people in the world. She also became the first Indian immigrant women to star in a leading American TV show. Priyanka became an icon for women empowerment, promoting women right’s and feminism. Her versatile, passionate, and inspirational personality allowed her to become an aspiring role model to young Indian women.
3. Oprah Winfrey has risen tremendously in her career and has become a successful talk show host and CEO of her show The Oprah Winfrey Network as well as a great actress. She is named as TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential women. and have founded the Leadership Academy to leverage leadership skills for young women in South Africa. She is well known for being an outstanding black philanthropist in American history and received this title due to sheer hard work, dedication, and motivation.
These famous influential women have exhibited high self-esteem and confidence which allowed them to grow as an individual and have contributed to the success of their goals and dreams. They all portray the epitome of women empowerment and exhibit high level of confidence, allowing them to improve their own personal style and quality of life. Highly confident women including these female global leaders also possess 7 other significant traits, which are outlined below, making them stand out from the crowd:
They follow their heart and devote their time and effort to achieving their goals and dreams. They are passionate about the work they love and do and would not think twice even if it means to step outside of their comfort zone, which allows them to grow and be more confident as an individual.
2. Practice self-love
These types of women always practice self-love by appreciating their unique traits and loving themselves, despite any short-comings. They accept their imperfections and work on their weaknesses/mistakes, trying to become a better and inspiring person each day. They find their happiness through their own efforts. They always compete with themselves instead of others and value every obstacle that comes their way as they believe that hardships are stepping stones to success and strength. Self-love in turn tremendously boosts self-confidence and allows people to feel good about themselves.
Highly confident women always have a positive outlook on life and are optimistic with any situation that they face. They are open minded about any ideas that come along their way and believe that everything is possible, providing the best solution for every problem. They encourage and motivate others, especially like-minded women to keep persevering their dreams and to be there for one another. Optimism is very important in becoming successful in life and is a trait that every confident woman should portray.
4. Don’t conform to society standards
These types of women believe that they don’t need to conform to society standards and an image of the beautiful woman with a perfect body or personality. They refuse to accept how the society tells them to behave a certain way. These ladies believe that beauty is all about women embracing you’re their flaws and being the best version of themselves. They are comfortable in their own skin and don’t need to change who they are just to fit into society. They feel that being beautiful is when women feel happy & confident about themselves and value the person they’ve become. They don’t need to be accepted by others.
Confident women always exhibit humility as they work on their dreams and passions to help them grow and be strong as an independent woman. They never try to showcase their talents and skills in front of others to impress everyone or brag about themselves. They are proud of their achievements and don’t feel the need to prove their accomplishments and be in constant competition with others. They are very confident about themselves and understand what they are really capable of. They see the best in everyone and equally celebrate the success of others, always encouraging them to do better in life.
6. Value their self-worth
As this ties into the other traits, confident women value their self-worth and portray high self-esteem. They understand their worth and what they deserve instead of always questioning their actions and how other people feel about them. They acknowledge that they are good hearted, competent, and lovable and believe that the right people who value their presence and character will stay in their lives. They are able to walk away from the people who underestimate their personality. They are comfortable about being authentic and feel at ease in trusting themselves to make the right choices.
7. Curious and Understanding
Confident women are always curious and extremely eager in asking numerous questions about any situation, being creative in introducing innovative ideas to the table. These women are comfortable and confident in expressing themselves in different ways, which allows them to explore their personality, create a new lifestyle, and exploit better opportunities.
All of these powerful traits can tremendously boost confidence and can help lead a successful and happy life ahead. If you’re a woman and would like to build more confidence, you should consider differentiating yourself with these traits, and remember that you are always beautiful just the way you are!
Author Bio: Maha is a MSCIS graduate from BU. She has a passion for exploring new things and leveraging her talents and skills. She is a lifestyle blogger and is the founder of Beyoutiful. Her poems have been published on BG and Nature Writing Magazines. Learn more at: thebeyoutifulgal.wordpress.com
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