VIDEO: To Win the Confidence of Others, Speak Up

Leaders need to inspire the trust of those they lead. When the heat is on, leaders need to radiate calmness, clarity and most of all confidence.

Belief in yourself is essential to leadership that must be communicated through words and example to others whom you are asked to lead. They are looking to their leader for direction as well as for hope and often inspiration.

A leader who shakes in his boots is not someone whom others want to follow.

First posted on Smart Brief on 12/23/2013