The Confidence Conundrum: Is It Strictly a Women’s Challenge?

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In addition to the very real wage gap, women also face another obstacle to success: the confidence gap.

The confidence gap is the systemic problem among women to constantly undervalue and underestimate themselves. Confidence comes from growth and risk-taking, and women are simply not socialized to risk-taking the way that men are.

The Confidence Conundrum: The Courage to Act

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Courage and confidence have a yin and yang relationship. You can't have one without the other even if it doesn't seem that way at first. But the term "courage" implies being brave and getting over some kind of fear. Even if someone said that you can't do something and you want to show them up, something's stopping you from immediately doing it.