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Confidence vs being right

CategoryManager Tips
Published24.07.17
Updated03.07.20

“We must all distinguish between confidence as belief in ourselves, and confidence as belief that we are right. In the VUCA world, the latter is dangerous. The former is essential”.

Sticking to our ‘rightness’ often leads to missed opportunities and failure. Feedback helps us to learn from success and failure and become more confident in ourselves. Yet according to the Journal of Personality, as news approaches, even optimists brace for the worst.

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