Low self-assurance can impact people’s chances on the labour market and translate into competitive disadvantages at international level. Helping students boost their confidence is therefore crucial to assist them to overcome difficulties in everyday life and be overall happier and more successful.
This is exactly what Laura Komócsin, executive manager of Business Coach Kft. is doing, highlighting the issue through a social responsibility initiative. Laura holds free Confidence Booster workshops for students studying at university, as well as primary and secondary school level. They also developed a free app, available on their website (in Hungarian for the time being).
Laura’s team conducted the Hungary-wide survey on self-confidence in which respondents were asked to assess themselves in 20 areas. The lack of confidence was most evident in these:
Laura and her colleagues have plans to extend the survey to foreign students as well, for better understanding the results in an international context. Other plans include more workshops to school-aged children, especially to those about to finish and embark on their higher education journey.