An interesting article here which comments on the importance of confidence both in a favourable and adverse point of view. Interestingly, the article further comments on the outcomes of those who are over confident, a possibility most of us know exists but rarely see or experience. Here’s a brief extract:
A lack of confidence, or being under-confident, will prevent a person taking risks, from accepting new challenges, from stretching themselves beyond their existing comfort zone.
On the other hand, over-confidence can lead to failure: a person may not prepare for an event and then perform badly. Or they may over-estimate their skill or knowledge in a particular field and then fail to perform adequately.
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