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Confidence vs. Conceit

Is it conceited to think that you can change the world?

Is it pompous to think that you can be the absolute best at what you do?

There is a line between confidence and ego that I am struggling to define. How do you aim to be better than the status quo, without acting cocky and proud?

You have to believe that your idea is the greatest idea in the world. You have believe with everything in you that you have something special that no one else can ever compare with.

Face it. There are are going to be people that criticize and tear your ideas down. There are going to be the naysayers that say you’ll never make it. There are going to be people calling you fakes and failures and idiots. You have to know in your deepest of hearts that you have something awesome. Something that is life-changing and is just waiting to be discovered by the rest of the world.

Some may call it conceit. Obviously, they are the ones who have never had a fledgling idea of their own. It’s not conceit—it’s confidence. If you don’t fully believe in your idea, and think it’s the greatest thing since sliced bread, then why should I?