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Learning The Right Attitude For Success

  Cristiano Ronaldo is the best football player in the world.  Last week he led the Portuguese team to victory in the European Championship, and he has scored a stunning 50+ goals per season for the last six seasons in a row. Now that he is a superstar, it is easy to forget how Ronaldo … Continued

Confidence in Restraint

I was reading a cool piece in the current New Yorker on Scarlett Johansson. Yes I know, a movie star, but it was a cool riff that got me thinking about youth, stardom, womanhood, mystique and controlling one’s own image and persona. It got me thinking about confidence, especially as it pertains to younger women. … Continued

The Overconfidence Effect

We all know what overconfidence is, and we all probably know people who are often overconfident, but what it the overconfidence effect? Essentially it’s where a person’s confidence in themselves is greater than their actual ability. Someone who is extremely confident and extremely able might not be aptly described as overconfident but rather, simply arrogant. … Continued