There are many things our culture tricks us into thinking are opposites, but are actually inextricably linked and mutually reinforcing.
Each of these paired concepts cannot exist without the other:
Self-confidence ----- humility
Courage ----- vulnerability
Leadership ----- followership
Getting it right ----- being wrong
If you strongly desire the first concept in the pair, but fear or lack the second, you are in a losing battle. It’s time to make a new plan for personal growth.