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10 markers of self-esteem & confidence

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  Self-esteem is a greater predictor of a child’s success than intellectual ability or natural talent.    Numerous studies support this notion. For instance, a longitudinal study by The London School of Economics Centre for Economic Performance followed the fortunes of all babies born in a particular week in Britain. There was clear evidence that children with a higher self-esteem at the age of 10 got more kick to their earning power later in life than those with higher maths, reading and other academic abilities.    The study found that ‘high self-esteemers’ had less chance of being unemployed later in life and if they were, they would soon be back in the workforce.    Parents and teachers intuitively know that feelings of self-worth and positive self-esteem are important. But what is self-esteem and how do you kn...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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