Show episode 1 - 23:45 jumping out of plane in training followed by Sobel’s poor leadership in the field. End 30:00 Go to 37:35 – 42:25: Sobel’s poor leadership in England. Go to Episode 2 – 7:29-16:20 Winters on D-Day
My winning football games and being built up individually in sports. The classroom. Take a class at a JC
Society usually looks at external, not internal. I wish I could go back to high school and be confident. What other people think should have nothing to do with how you think of yourself.
We are created in the image of God
Leadership Series – 1st YearFoundational Leadership – Part IVConfidence
Confidence What is confidence? Confidence Believe in yourself
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself Confidence is one of the most important character qualities in terms of making it in this world. Life is difficult. You have to believe in yourself to make it!
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself Unconfident people get swallowed up by others. They have no back bone and end up going the same way as the mainstream whether they like it or not. They let society shape them because they do not stand up for who they are or who they want to be.
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself Why are you or why are you not self-confident? Parental influence: Did they help or hurt your confidence? Build up or tear down. Did/do they believe in you? Should this be the source of your confidence?
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself Why are you or why are you not self-confident? Experience: Overall, has this helped you or hurt your confidence? What experiences have helped shape you? Did you succeed or fail through these experiences? Should this be the source of your confidence?
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself Why are you or why are you not self-confident? Society Has society’s influence helped you or hurt your confidence? What does society say should give you confidence? How has peer pressure impacted your confidence? Should this be the source of your confidence?
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself Why are you or why are you not self-confident? Faith Do you have a faith? Do you know what that faith is? Does your faith help or hurt your confidence? Should this be the source of your confidence?
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself What is the source of your confidence? Can it be shaken? All of us have reasons to be self-confident. We all have reasons to believe in ourselves.
Confidence–Know your strengths!Believe in yourself Know your strengths! Another way to help with self-confidence is to know your gifts/talents and the strengths of your personality. Everyone has gifts. Understanding these gifts and personality strengths should allow you to be confident in who you are. Smalley / Trent – Personality Inventory
Confidence through preparationBelieve in yourself Confidence through preparation To be self-confident you have to believe in who you are. This confidence will permeate into everything you do. However, you also need to be confident in specific tasks or situations. This confidence comes from preparation.
Confidence through preparationBelieve in yourself When you are prepared for a situation, when you have done everything possible to put yourself in the best position possible for success you will be confident. Lack of preparation leads to uncertainty and doubt.
Confidence through preparationBelieve in yourself “Having confidence enables you to perform up to your capabilities. It gives you the freedom to perform without the fear of failure and without holding back. Confidence is not totally mental or physical, but a combination of the two. The skills gained from hours of practice enable you to have mental confidence in yourself. The mental confidence enables your body to excel. Together, mental and physical confidence will give you an edge . . .
Confidence through preparationBelieve in yourself A coach cannot tell a player to have confidence. Many do, while others criticize their players for lacking confidence. What they should really be pointing out is that the player lacks preparation – he hasn’t worked hard enough. Even if the coach doesn’t know the real reason for the player’s lack of confidence, the player will know.”
Confidence through preparationBelieve in yourself The greatest pep talk in the history of locker-room coaching won’t help the player who has cheated on his preparation. An athlete is either ready or he’s not. If he is not ready it is because of a lack of preparation – not because of a lack of confidence. Get yourself ready, pay the price, earn the right to have confidence.” The Edge p. 4-17
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself Self-Confidence: The Key to Leadership People will follow you if they know that you believe in yourself and if they know you are headed somewhere. People buy into the leader and then they buy into the vision. This order is very important to realize.
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself Self-Confidence: The Key to Leadership The key to having followers is being self-confident. When you are in front of others in a leadership role, the people are listening to what you say but they are really looking inside you to see if you truly believe in yourself and what it is that you are saying. Know your strengths and prepare!
ConfidenceBelieve in yourself Write down some of your strengths athletically and academically/professionally Evaluate your preparation to succeed in those areas Are you confident in those areas? Why or why not?