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Christian Woman Leadership Podcast

144 EpisodesProduced by Esther LittlefieldWebsite

It's time for you to embrace your God-given gifts, skills, and passions and lead with confidence. Host Esther Littlefield is a pastor's wife and business owner, and she is joined by co-host Holly Cain. They discuss issues related to leading as a Christian woman, and they also interview other women w… read more


68: What You Need to Know About Becoming a Confident Leader

You know that confidence is important for you as a Christian woman leader, but how do you become a confident leader? What do you need to know in order to get started?

In today’s conversation, I’m sharing with you what I believe you need to know about becoming a confident leader. You’ll hear about my very first experience on stage as an insecure child, and how God has transformed me from the inside out.

I’ll be diving into the stages of confident leadership that I have developed, but I also discuss some of the caveats and reminders about this journey of leadership. Finally, I’ll share with you what you need to do in order to take your next steps.

For the full show notes for this episode, visit

  Key Points Discussed:
  • What Happens When You Lack Confidence
  • It’s Possible to Become a Confident Leader
  • Caveats about the Confident Leader Journey
  • The 5 Stages of Confident Leadership
    • Stage 1: The Reluctant Leader

    • Stage 2: The Hesitant Leader

    • Stage 3: Active Leader

    • Stage 4: Purposeful Leader

    • Stage 5: Confident Leader 

  • Reminders About Becoming a Confident Leader
  Key Quotes from the Episode:

"The truth is, becoming a confident leader is a journey, and I believe for most of us, it happens in stages."

"Your stage of confident leadership does not define who you are. It is not your identity."

"Your confidence comes from God and not from yourself."

"Your leadership journey is not necessarily linear or static."

"No matter where you are at right now, remember that God loves you, has a purpose for you, and there are people ready to be impacted by YOU."


Other Episodes Mentioned:

Episode 6: The Importance of Leading with Confidence

Episode 67: The 5 Reasons Confidence Makes You a More Effective Leader

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