Does the person take on risky challenges or confront people who are in a higher position?
Self-confidence is conviction in one's own ability to successfully perform a task or choose the suitable approach for carrying out a job or solving a problem. It includes demonstrating confidence in one's own skills (for example, when faced with new difficulties), decisions and opinions.
- Works without the need for supervision or close control of their work.
- Is confident in themselves and in their work.
- Appears to be self-assured in front of others.
- Speaks and acts with confidence.
- Takes decisions or acts without having to constantly check with their superior.
- Takes decisions and acts with confidence, despite the doubts expressed by others (subordinates, co-workers, etc).
- Acts outside of formal authority when the situation so requires.
- Decisively acts to solve problems, despite the fact that they cannot access all the necessary information.
- Acts like an expert, someone who has mastered their responsibilities and moves things forward.
- Does not get discouraged when faced with failures and effectively incorporates the lessons they have learned.
- Explicitly expresses confidence in their own judgement and opinions.
- Does not give up when faced with obstacles and problems: tenaciously pursues their objectives.
- Seeks new responsibilities and accepts challenging tasks.
- States their opinion in an appropriate manner when they disagree with their superiors, clients or individuals in a higher position.
- Offers to carry out activities and assume challenging responsibilities.
- Accepts calculated risks in order to achieve their objectives.