- Confidence comes from facing challenges that contain a genuine risk of failure
- Some may equate confidence with accomplishment, it's no guarantee of future success
This essay is part of a column called The Wisdom Project by David Allan, editorial director of CNN Health and Wellness. The series is on applying to one's life the wisdom and philosophy found everywhere, from ancient texts to pop culture. You can follow David at @davidgallan. Don't miss another Wisdom Project column by subscribing here.
(CNN)What undoubtedly galls Donald Trump's Republican competitors is that he is resonating with voters in drastic disproportion to his legislative experience.