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Updated 08/04/2017
noun: confidence
  1. the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust.
    "we had every confidence in the staff"
    "I have little confidence in these figures"
    • the state of feeling certain about the truth of something.
      "it is not possible to say with confidence how much of the increase in sea levels is due to melting glaciers"
    • a feeling of self-assurance arising from one's appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities.
      "she's brimming with confidence"
      "she's brimming with confidence"
    • the telling of private matters or secrets with mutual trust.
      "someone with whom you may raise your suspicions in confidence"
    • a secret or private matter told to someone under a condition of trust.
      plural noun: confidences
      "the girls exchanged confidences about their parents"
      "the girls exchanged confidences"

How to Build Your Creative Confidence (11:46)                                                                          12/21/2016
Is your school or workplace divided into "creatives" versus practical people?
Yet surely, 
David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few.
Telling stories from his legendary design career and his own life, he offers ways to
build the confidence to create... (From The Design Studio session at TED2012,
guest-curated by Chee Pearlman and David Rockwell.)

The Skill of Self Confidence (13:20)
As the Athletic Director and head coach of the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson University,
Dr. Joseph is often asked what skills he is searching for as a recruiter: is it speed?
Strength? Agility? In Dr. Joseph's TEDx Talk, he explores self confidence and how it is not
just the most important skill in athletics, but in our lives.