Posts Tagged ‘confidence’

“‘Switching teams’ requires two things: 1) admitting you are wrong, and then 2) wholeheartedly embracing the new ‘correct’ thinking…. Switching teams requires a unique combination of humility and (oddly enough) confidence.

So my personal differentiator between ‘smart’ and ‘truly brilliant’ is simple: It’s how quickly you are willing to switch teams when you are proven wrong….

Changing your mind isn’t a loss… In fact, it can make you that much better and more effective at what you do. But it takes both guts and wisdom to understand that.” -Steve Sjuggerud

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“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” –Mark Twain

“Do you know the number one reason people don’t follow their dreams?

  • It’s not money…
  • It’s not time…
  • It’s not lack of ideas…

It’s lack of confidence.”

-Robert Kiyosaki

“The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.” -Charles Bukowski

“Confidence stimulates creativity; then discovers answers.” -John C. Maxwell

“This is a choice. If confidence was easy, everyone would have it. It’s a discipline and a choice.” -Heather Monahan

“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within.  It is there all the time.” -Anna Freud