Creating confident leaders, companies and cultures
Watch The Predictive Index CEO Mike Zani and author Alyssa Dver discuss confident leadership and its positive effect on companies, employees and the bottom line.
Confidence in a company’s leadership is an asset beyond measure. Confident leadership attracts top talent, fosters customer loyalty and enables partner trust. Research shows that confident organizations generate significantly higher sales and productivity with dramatically fewer safety incidents and lower employee turnover. Therefore, the simple business case for confidence is that it generates higher profits while creating having happier, more focused and more engaged stakeholders.
The confidence advantage
Great leadership fosters confidence throughout the organization by making their confidence contagious. However, even experienced leaders can struggle to have strong, sustainable confidence. Alyssa Dver claims that confidence amplifies competence— and is THE most important competitive (and desired) advantage of all.
So why does Alyssa Dver know so much about confidence? Well, as the author of Kickass Confidence and the co-founder of the American Confidence Institute, she’s been collecting and conducting confidence-related data and brain-science research for years. Leveraging prior decades of business experience, Alyssa now works with some of the top academic institutions, corporations and nonprofit organizations to help them develop more confident leadership and cultures.
As Alyssa confirms, the most important part of having true, core confidence is being self-aware – and few companies focus more on self-awareness in the workplace than The Predictive Index.
Watch this fun, fascinating and fact-filled conversation (above) between The Predictive Index’s CEO, Mike Zani, and Alyssa Dver. You’ll gain insights about:
- What confidence really means
- What truly confident leaders act like
- Why are some people more naturally confident that others
- Why women often face workplace roadblocks to gaining confidence
- The connection between confidence and a growth mindset
- Some common myths and misperceptions about confidence