It started in the playground, where that sweaty bully dished out bad insults and made you feel like a putz.

You're going to win this fight without it ever becoming a fight.

The problem is, not everybody has a natural knack for intimidation.

Practice makes perfect, but since firsthand research in this field can be slightly hazardous, I thought I'd get some pointers from a group of individuals who are skilled in getting the bullies of life to back the fuck off.

Crime family member Jimmy Tippet Junior counts some of Britain's most notorious villains among his drinking buddies.

His dad, Jimmy Tippett Senior, presided over his turf as the "Governor of Lewisham" from the 60s to the 80s. That person will go home, google me and the people around me, and see all this bad shit.

Jimmy Junior got out of jail last year after serving time for his part in a £250,000 (0,000) jewelry heist and is currently staying clear of the guns, money, drugs, and crime that have characterized his life so far. Now, I would be as nice as pie if I was trying to intimidate someone, 'cause the more horrible you are the more it doesn't work. When I was in my late teens I was a nasty, vicious little bastard.

People who scream and shout threats—"I'll shoot you! I wouldn't think twice about sticking a knife in somebody or cutting them.

Taking small steps can break the patterns of feeling intimidated for good.

Be yourself, work on your self-confidence and stop underestimating yourself.

Imagine having no nerves, no matter who you’re dealing with. Stop missing out on the wonderful opportunities and experiences that await you. ——- Mark & Laura are on a mission to help you increase your confidence and grow your happiness by simplifying your life.

Picture feeling an important member of the group, socially and at work.