Confidence is necessary in doing the hard things inevitable in a crisis. It creates momentum that leads to new learning and inspires people to take action. For this kind of impact, a leader’s confidence needs to be rooted in faith rather than circumstance and built on strengths rather than focused on circumventing  weaknesses.  Conversely, confidence…

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Until confidence is tested, we are unaware of our lack. Crisis creates the opportunity for leaders to develop a critical leadership competency: confidence.  It’s self-assurance in your ability to address the crisis and the belief that you can rely on others to help meet the challenge. But, how do we know confidence when we see…

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Crisis always brings change. The waves of transition start to rise and fall almost immediately after we experience a crisis.  The first time I traveled using only a GPS,  I just about lost my mind.  Hearing the play-by-play directions without being able to see the whole map created insecurity and mistrust about whether or not…

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Are you feeling a little shaken these days? Right now, I am hanging on tightly to my confidence in Christ as my lifeline. Confidence in a crisis does not come from our circumstances, it comes from being deeply rooted in Jesus. “Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and…

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