195: Self Confidence is a Learnable Skill With Marylen Velasco

Marylen Velasco is CEO and Founder of Customized Training Solutions which is Asia’s leading events services focused on Self Confidence is a Learnable Skill With Marylen Velascotraining, conferences and other methods possible on our goal to providing effective and practical learning solutions to enhance your business’ most valuable assets, your employees.  Marylen believes that people are the greatest assets and she is committed to their professional growth.

Before, Marylen was actually very shy and quiet to the point where she would not say anything.  She realized through a series of events that she can learn to gain self confidence which has helped create a successful business she has today.  Find out in this episode how Marylen was able to learn to have confidence in herself.

Bio

Marylen Velasco is the CEO and Founder of Customized Training Solutions.

Cultural Background

Marylen is of Filipina descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Low self confidence isn’t a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered, just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.

Low self confidence isn’t a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered, just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.

Definition of Self Confidence

Believing in yourself and loving yourself.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Marylen used to be shy and quiet.  She would not speak up even if she knew the right answer in school.  She would sit quietly in the corner.

The “AHA” Moment

Marylen had several AHA moments but there were two that she mentioned.  The first one was when she took a job in Palawan which was the first time she was away from her home.  She experienced freedom and independence when she was on the job training.  The second AHA moment was when her daughter complained that Marylen had no time for her.  This helped Marylen decide to go into entrepreneurship.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Marylen’s life is amazing and better.  She is always learning when it comes to entrepreneurship.  She now loves herself and is enjoying life.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Always believe in yourself and accept who you are.  Self confidence is learnable and don’t compare yourself to others.

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