Lead With Greater Confidence Through Conviction

Six best practices conviction best practices:

1. Your turn

Confidence and conviction go hand-in-hand.

Whether you’re giving a keynote address to hundreds of professionals or leading your team of four – your ability to lead with confidence and conviction will determine how successful you are. Consider these tips for increasing your confidence:

2. Know how you truly feel about an idea or position.

Take the time to work through different concepts before presenting those ideas to those around you. Do you research and really understand why you feel the way you do.

3. Avoid “filler” or empty words that don’t communicate anything.

Take the time to work through different concepts before presenting those ideas to those around you. Do you research and really understand why you feel the way you do.

4. Always consider your audience.

What’s motivating them?

What are they most likely concerned with? The more you seek to understand those you are communicating with, the more successful you’ll be in crafting how to deliver your thoughts.

5. Don’t be afraid of incorporating emotion. We are not only thinking being, but first and foremost feeling beings who need connection.

6. When you speak, choose your words carefully.

Our words won’t always be interpreted as we intend – a reality that has resulted in disastrous results for some.

Takeaway: 

Over-confidence can cause self-inflicted harm and ruin a company; however, conviction and healthy confidence are essential ingredients to effective leadership. Don’t fear it. Use it as a tool for self-improvement and professional development. Learn more by visiting chuckgarcia.com.

Related articles:

Confidence is Key for Women in Business

Confidence is Key to Getting Hired

5 Keys To Building a Self-Fulfilling Model for Confidence

The Qualities of Leadership- Part One