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Self-Confidence: The Thing We’re Supposed to Have (But Maybe Don’t)

To admit we lack self-confidence is to become a whistleblower on ourselves. But if we don’t help ourselves, who will?

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Self-confidence. It seems like such an obvious thing. We should all have it. We should be born with it — this confidence in the self. Simple. But it’s not…




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Angela Noel Lawson

Angela Noel Lawson

Drawing from life experience and a master’s in organizational leadership, I write about leadership, personal growth, relationships, and parenting.

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