I must admit that I am a skilled player at this game. I found the following information in a book, Fearless Leadership, by Loretta Malandro, Ph.D. It has been helpful for me and thought I would pass it along so that you could find some value in it.
How many times have you realized incredible opportunities that seemed too good to be true? How many times have you missed out on an opportunity that would have made a difference in your life?
For decades, high self-esteem has been nearly synonymous with positive mental health. Governments, teachers, and parents have spent millions of dollars and countless hours nurturing self-esteem in our children.