37 minutes | Sep 13, 2021

Leader Effectiveness: Closing The Confidence Gap

Leader Effectiveness: Closing The Confidence Gap Interview with Robbie WallsToday, there is a particular crisis for women—a vast confidence gap that separates the sexes. Compared with men, women don’t consider themselves as ready for promotions, they predict they’ll do worse on tests, and they generally underestimate their abilities across the board. A growing body of evidence shows just how devastating this lack of confidence can be. In fact, it turns out that confidence predicts success much more than competence. No wonder that women, despite all our progress, are still woefully underrepresented at the highest levels. Overqualified and overprepared, too many women still hold back on seeking opportunities. Women feel confident only when they are perfect. Or practically perfect. The good news is that with work, confidence can be acquired. This means that the confidence gap, in turn, can be closed.[caption id="attachment_6283" align="alignleft" width="300"]Robbie Walls[/caption]Robbie Walls is the founder of The Walls Speak, author of 180* Momentum, and co-author in The Power of the Platform. She is the host of Bold Girl Biz Podcast, a teacher by profession and entrepreneur by heart! Robbie draws out talent in female entrepreneurs so that their inner brilliance and voice is Alive. This brilliance is an expression of who they are becoming personally and professionally through confidence and leadership development.The Walls Speak delivers high-caliber group and 1:1 mentor coaching that results in significant self-confidence and more free time.More information at https://boldgirlbiz.thewallsspeak.com/Get Robbie's Free Guide, "The Essential Guide to Resilience" at https://mailchi.mp/47ac02169cbd/a-guide-to-resilience  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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