People are taught to love themselves regardless of their performance. Thus, they justify mediocrity. Yet, Asian’s and other immigrant groups who often are considered to have low self-esteem consistently outperform American’s who have high self-esteem.
If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing
Benjamin P. Hardy

Spot on because people confuse self esteem with self confidence. They are not the same, the latter should be desirable.

Show your support

Clapping shows how much you appreciated Dumisa’s story.