You have a highly effective leadership team. You have skilled teams and individuals working in many different areas. They are all producing results.
From one perspective nothing, from another everything. Despite evident successes, many people, including those in senior leadership roles, disempower themselves and limit both their career potential and effectiveness through negative self-talk. Others experience “impostor syndrome”. Self-belief – a realistic evaluation of one’s own talents as being sufficient or the best available to meet the challenges faced – is important for everyone but is essential for effective leadership.
Awareness is key. When we become aware of our self-talk – the conscious and unconscious judgements we make about ourselves – we can choose to do something about it.
People have different versions of their negative self-talk so it will show up in different ways:
Although there are different versions of negative self-talk there are sound strategies that positively impact them each one. These include:
We know that noticing what’s going on for you and your team makes a real difference to the way people feel about their work and their life in general. Maybe you’d like to tune in and notice what you’re saying to yourself right now!