Leadership confidence cannot be purchased off the shelf, and although it might appear to come naturally to some, it is not part of our DNA.
The first step on your journey to develop leadership confidence is to understand your natural leadership orientation. This perspective will provide insight into what you will encounter as you strive to build trust, expectations, and employee accountability.
Understanding the mental and physical elements of leadership confidence, and how they blend with your leadership orientation, will position you to:
Common examples include:
Being aware of our leadership tendencies is a critical step in our personal development.
Are you vulnerable to any of these tendencies that could impact your leadership confidence?
In the short-run a leader may deliver good results, but over the long-haul you will need to build the trust, expectations, and accountability of your staff to sustain a high-level of performance.
In the next few posts, we will introduce Visiam’s Leadership Orientation assessment and discuss specific “game changing” mindsets that leaders should embrace, depending on their natural leadership tendencies.