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Self confident

Shows belief in one’s own capability to accomplish a task and select an effective approach to a task or problem.

Section of the Behaviours competency map featuring Self Confident1) Self confident

  • Works comfortably with all stakeholders. For example, community stakeholders including civic leaders and lobby groups

  • Accepts that changing people's behaviours can be unpopular

  • Stands firm under structural / organisational pressure to conform to expectations

  • Assertive in taking action even when symbolic actions don't have a strong business case

  • Demonstrates confidence in the chosen approach to reassure others

  • Presents confidently using a variety of engagement styles

  • Is prepared to take a calculated risk and try new approaches