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Distinguishing Confidence from Arrogance It's very important that you don't mistake confidence for arrogance. Arrogance is nothing more than insecurity in disguise, and most people can spot the difference between the two. An arrogant man is the one who brags about what he can do. A confident man shows others what he can do. Arrogance is bragging about your abilities. Confidence is an attitude that comes from being prepared. So What Does Confidence Have to Do with Safety? Prison inmates have been the subjects of many crime-related studies over the years in an attempt to learn how they choose their victims.
They don't want the person to stop being nice to others. â What Webster's doesn't mention is that pride can cause you to put yourself and your loved ones in uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous situations. Pride can only get you into trouble when it comes to your safety. When it comes to danger, your pride rarely dictates the safest way out. Remember, the real hero does the right thing, not the macho thing. A Sign of Strength Most people have been taught that swallowing their pride is a sign of weakness.
An arrogant man is the one who brags about what he can do. A confident man shows others what he can do. Arrogance is bragging about your abilities. Confidence is an attitude that comes from being prepared. So What Does Confidence Have to Do with Safety? Prison inmates have been the subjects of many crime-related studies over the years in an attempt to learn how they choose their victims. In nearly every study, the results ï»¿ #1 Confidence #2 Intuition #3 Awareness #4 People nearby #5 Proper lighting #6 Abrupt sound As I previously mentioned in this book, self-defense is about 80 percent mental and only about 20 percent physical.