Confessions of a Former Know-It-All: The Liberating Loss of Confidence

All the swagger in the world couldn’t help me answer life’s most challenging questions

Robin Konie
ILLUMINATION
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2 min readSep 12, 2021

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At just 24 years old, my confidence was at an all-time high.

Graduate school had forced me to think critically and wade through deep discussions. Entering a university career…

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Robin Konie
ILLUMINATION

Author & Freelance Editor. Making stuff up for forty years. robinkonie.com