Adaptive Leadership is Learning-Focused
I believe confidence, especially to lead through unknown territory, is a skill. We can grow it.
Confidence isn’t just about having assuredness. It’s about the ability to move from thought to action… believing ENOUGH in yourself and your capabilities that you’re willing to TRY… you’re willing to SHARE your thinking.
Our brain is wired to have us hesitate… it magnifies risk… it makes us wait and has us second-guess ourselves. Our ability to think adaptively is constrained when we conflate risk with reality… when ALL we see is risk.
Working on our ability to set a direction and go by experiment… to have confidence in our ability to act & learn expands our confidence to tap into our adaptive potential. Ready, set, grow…