There are times we all need a little boost. It's not something leaders are typically comfortable confessing, but it's impossible to feel strong all the time.
Some personalities are more likely to question themselves than others and women seem to need the confidence boost more often than men. I discussed a smattering of the studies about this in my post on The Confidence Gap. If you are up for a long and fascinating read, I recommend this article by the authors of The Confidence Code.
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As I grabbed a stool to access a high cabinet the other day, I started thinking how handy that small piece of furniture is when I need a boost. In this case, I was able to step up and reach an object on a shelf that was beyond my reach. That simple act got me thinking about how critical a boost in our self-confidence can be. Sometimes, the smallest thing can give us just enough lift to see more clearly, make better decisions and be more effective.
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