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The life of a leader is hectic. Competing demands for time, complex business decisions to make, challenges that require immediate attention. With everything coming at them, leaders naturally look for the quickest way to solve problems. Unfortunately, in their haste to move on to the next thing, they sometimes solve the wrong problem. The consequences can be unnecessary confusion, lost time, and wasted resources. How to avoid this in your leadership life? Use critical thinking skills to slow down and make sure that you identify and solve the right problem.
In their book, The Confidence Code, Kathy Kay and Claire Shipman say, “Confidence is hard to define but easy to recognize. With it, you can take on the world; without it, you live stuck at the starting block of potential.”
It’s true that it is easy to recognize confidence in others. Why does it seem that some leaders exude confidence? They seem to believe that they can indeed take on the world and you believe they can too. How can you boost those feelings of confidence in yourself so you don’t remain “stuck at the starting block of potential”?