The silent power. That is the power of visual communication, far more potent than the words we speak. “I am not convinced. She said all the right things but her mannerisms conveyed something else”. “He said he can handle the project, but his body language lacked confidence”.
Our habits make us what we are. Regular and frequent action creates neural pathways in the brain, making our behaviours automated as we carry them out without much thought, in other words, our habits. By developing specific habits, we excel in leadership, be it successfully performing certain tasks, communicating with impact or forming powerful connections.
Scenario 1 You are required to give a presentation. Your nerves are high and your confidence is low. You pass the task onto someone else. You are relieved. You decide to speak next time when you are more confident.
What is leadership? What does it mean to be a leader? It is essentially the ability to lead a group of people successfully, measured by how willing they are to follow you.