Lou Ludwig Success Tips: Trust In Yourself

Trust In Yourself


Motivational Power Quote


Trust In Yourself

"Self - Trust is the first secret of success."

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet  

As I see it. . . . . . . .

Trust in yourself  

The first rule of success is we first have to trust in ourselves in order for others to trust in us. When we trust in ourselves we develop self -confidence and that confidence is reflected in our actions.   

In having trust in ourselves we move forward with purpose and the self-assurance in our abilities and that we are making the correct decisions to achieve our goals.  

The trust that we have in ourselves and our confidence will be seen by others as a personal strength as a result they will see us as a professional in our field and some that can be counted on.  

Standing out in out chosen profession and succeeding starts with having trust in ourselves.    

©2010 Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author



Comment balloon 8 commentsLou Ludwig • August 14 2010 11:16AM


Lou, Emerson was certainly a leader before his time … wasn’t he? Your words ring absolute truth. Thank you.

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) over 8 years ago
Good advice Lou. In these difficult economic times, it can be easy to doubt your own abilities. Personal strength will get us through it.
Posted by Jeff Craig, Greensboro/Jamestown/Guilford: Realtor/CSP/CNRS (Redfin) over 8 years ago

So true

Great tip for the day

Believe in yourself and so will those around you

Enjoy the day

Posted by Don MacLean, Realtor - Homes For Sale - Franklin MA (Simolari & MacLean REMAX EXECUTIVE REALTY) over 8 years ago

Good words of wisdom, I'll need to copy that down and put it at my cubicle to constantly remind me!

Posted by Sophia Lin, Sunnyvale CA Real Estate Specialist (Intero Real Estate Services) over 8 years ago


Interesting in that I had not thought out how the links work together.  Trust is critical, first in yourself, then in allowing others the opportunity to trust in you.

All the best, Michelle

Posted by Michelle Francis, Realtor, Buckhead Atlanta Homes for Sale & Lease (Tim Francis Realty LLC) over 8 years ago

Great Emerson quote...if we don't believe in ourselves, why should anyone else?

Posted by Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you! (Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring)) over 8 years ago

I agree - yet another value for us to instill in our children as well as practice ourselves.

Posted by Gray Winn, New Home Specialist in Madison AL and Athens AL (RE/MAX Legacy) over 8 years ago

To quote the Good Book, with faith, all things are possible

Posted by Chris Smith, South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta (Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage) over 8 years ago