Are Confident People More Productive?

"Richard Petty, a psychology professor at Ohio State University has spent decades studying confidence. He defines confidence as this: the stuff that turns thoughts into action. Why? Because confidence first turns our thoughts into judgements about what we are capable of, and then transforms those judgements into actions.

Action is confidence’s essential ingredient because confidence is achievement-oriented. We like to see and feel productive things come from our ability to muster up the courage to make something happen."


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