James Bond: Classic Movie Characters with Kickass Confidence

Bond, James Bond— in Goldfinger, played by Sean Connery

Like many people, I’ve had a love affair with James Bond for years. I only chose Goldfinger, because it was my very first Bond movie.

I mean, c’mon—who doesn’t love a suave, sophisticated and sexy secret agent? The character oozes charm and exceptional taste in everything, including his greatest passion: beautiful women.

Sean Connery as James Bond in GoldfingerPhoto: Sean Connery as James Bond in Goldfinger (1964, Guy Hamilton director)

But, what gives this classic movie character top marks in kickass confidence is Bond’s laser focus on his mission—to protect his country. This type of dedication takes guts and nerve, and that’s what I think I love the most about him.

Make no mistake: Bond is 007 first and foremost, with a license to kill—and, luckily for us–a license to thrill!

–Michelle Kerrigan for Classic Movie Hub


Michelle Kerrigan is an expert in workplace performance who helps clients achieve success by developing the skills they need to increase their confidence. She shares “Classic Movie Characters with Kickass Confidence” because each of them has inspired her. She hopes that they inspire you too. For more about Michelle, visit www.workplaceconfidence.com.

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