Leader Confidence

Goldsmith, Marshall
January 2010
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p8
The article discusses ways to boost self-confidence in leaders. To improve self-confidence and contribution, one must decide if he really wants to be a leader. The author says that even those with impressive credentials find the uncertainty and ambiguity of leading people confusing. In their search for the right answers, they end up being better off as technicians, not managers and leaders. The article advises leaders to show more courage than fear and engage in succession planning, and offers suggestions to instill an entrepreneurial spirit in people.


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