Spells like asshole
There are two different brands of confidence.
Clearly, you can be confident when you think you’re right.
This kind of confidence is focused inward. It’s concerned with how you think you appear and driven by how you think you should appear.
But it also takes confidence to accept a challenge in the face of uncertainty.
This kind of confidence is focused outward. It’s concerned with learning, adapting, and it’s driven by purpose.
I find it a helpful distinction because “confident” often spells like “asshole,” but they’re not the same at all.