What makes a woman truly impressive?
What makes her stand out from the crowd and silence a room when she walks in the door?
Let’s take a look at the top traits that make a woman far from average.
1) She walks, talks and dresses with class and panache
Let’s start with the outer traits of a bold and fearless woman.
The deeper aspects are more profound, but these parts of a fearless woman are still important.
She carries herself with confidence, standing upright and looking people in the eye.
She talks clearly and enunciates, having her voice at a volume that can be heard well.
She dresses stylishly according to her own taste and feels comfortable in her own clothes and her own skin.
She is who she wants to be, both outwardly and inwardly.
2) She speaks her mind
First off in the traits of a bold and fearless woman is that she speaks her mind.
Whether or not other people agree with her, she says what she believes and stays true to her beliefs.
In a world where most people are trained and conditioned to obey and take the easiest path, the bold and fearless woman stands out:
She says what she thinks, come hell or high water.
3) She has vision
Next up in the traits of a bold and fearless woman is that she has vision.
While others are trying to get through the day or make a quick buck, the truly game-changing woman is thinking far ahead.
She’s practicing a philosophy that many of the most successful people in the world believe in, which is called “longtermism.”
Longtermism means what it sounds like: thinking far ahead and having vision.
It means having patience for dreams to unfold instead of expecting immediate results. It means waiting and planning step by step instead of expecting immediate gratification.
4) She’s not afraid to be the odd one out
The truly bold and fearless woman has no qualms about standing up for her beliefs and vision even if she’s the odd one out.
When everyone else insists on turning right, she’s fine turning left.
When her company board insists that it’s time to cancel a project that’s on shaky ground, she says it’s time to double down.
Don’t get me wrong:
Sometimes she agrees with the group consensus.
But the point is that if and when she does not agree, she’s open about staking out her position even if it’s unpopular or not widely supported by colleagues and friends.
5) She takes failure as a lesson
The next of the traits of a bold and fearless woman is that she takes failure as a lesson.
When she doesn’t succeed in life, love or work, she looks for lessons.
Instead of getting bitter, she gets better.
While other women may complain or feel victimized, she uses the failure as fuel.
She channels that frustration and sadness into her next conquest, instead of wallowing in it or trying to get sympathy.
6) She only dates men who actually meet her standards
In the relationship category, a bold and fearless woman can be seen from a mile away.
That’s because she is the one who chooses, not the one who’s chosen.
Whether many men are interested in her, or only a few, she’s the one who chooses who she wants, and she never is over-eager or accepting of attention and interest she doesn’t want.
She decides who meets her standards and only goes out with a partner she’s truly into.
In this way, she respects herself above all.
7) She is willing to put herself first when necessary
This brings up the next point:
A bold and fearless woman isn’t afraid to put herself first.
She is not selfish or arrogant, but she does know how to say no and she will say it when necessary.
Even close family and friends recognize that she has her boundaries of how much she is available and can help out.
If her husband asks her to come to a family event on the weekend but she’s too busy to come, she’s going to be honest and firm about that.
8) She has her own core values and spiritual path
A lot of the most important traits of a bold and fearless woman are in her core values.
She doesn’t change who she is or what she stands for on account of anybody, and she has her own spiritual or religious path.
Whether or not it’s popular or well-known, she sticks to the way that works for her.
This may align with her family and cultural background, or it may not.
But either way, she’s in touch with herself and what brings her power and joy.
9) She doesn’t bother arguing with ignorant people
The confident and fearless woman never bothers arguing with ignorant people.
She values her time and mental well-being too much to waste time hitting her head against a wall.
She uses her energy and time to succeed and move forward, and if that meets resistance, she just plows through or bypasses it altogether.
The support or condemnation of others is never what motivates a fearless woman.
She’s working off a deeper source of energy and empowerment that comes from deep inside.
10) She’s willing to make the hard decisions that others avoid
Last in the traits of a truly bold and fearless woman is that she makes the tough choices that others shy away from.
On a work and personal level, she’s willing to make hard decisions.
To stay with someone or break up…
To make the deal or walk away…
To continue her educational path or change completely to something new…
She’s never going to take the easy way or the way that everyone expects.
She’s going to take the path that’s right for her and actualizes her dreams and long-term vision.
Every woman is different, and that’s a good thing.
Becoming a bold woman is a process and it varies for each individual.
You may be quiet and outwardly agreeable, but bold in the courage of your convictions and actions.
You may be loud and extroverted, but afraid to disagree with the group consensus or move forward on your own vision.
Outer characteristics are never the defining traits of a bold woman, because a truly fearless woman answers only to herself and proves her mettle by her actions, not her appearance.