Self confidence is an important aspect of leadership and management. Without it, you will be a less effective leader. Why self confidence matters for leaders When you build self confidence, you start to back yourself. You start to believe that you’re capable. You start to believe that you are worth it, and that you know […]
Self doubt can be a scary part of leading a team. When you have self doubt, it sits on your shoulder like a constant companion. Why should they listen to me? Am I cut out for this? To me, doubting yourself is a good thing. It can be uncomfortable and reduce your confidence from time […]
During your leadership career, you’re going to face some daunting challenges. You’ll need to know how to make progress, even in the face of scary goals. You might be trying to dramatically change the way your team works, implement a new computer system, or trying to achieve significant personal development goals. Whatever it is, sometimes […]
Team members often feel stressed when they feel as if they are vulnerable and exposed. Learn better ways to support your team and help them succeed.
It is easy to become convinced that leadership is something that is about others. After all, often a leader will manage their team’s activity, set deadlines and review the performance of others. All of these activities are about other people. It can be a trap to think that as a leader, you should simply focus on what is […]
A few posts ago I wrote about the importance of empathy in leadership. In my experience, building self esteem in leadership sits alongside empathy in the most important qualities of leaders. Self esteem can be summarised as confidence in your own abilities and a strong sense of worth. It also means self respect. It may seem that self […]