Some employees come with more self-confidence and self-reliance than others. Some seek constant reassurance from their manager, checking in more frequently than necessary for guidance. How can you, the manager, boost employee confidence so that every member of your team is more productive and less insecure?
Oftentimes, timid employees don’t really know their own strengths or the specific skillsets at which they thrive. Before managers can boost employee confidence, it’s a good idea to start with a strengths assessment to help answer the big question (“What are you really good at?”) using prompts like:
Of all the tasks that