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Nitin Sharma said: (Tue, Sep 16, 2014 12:55:06 PM)  
 
When I say I can do this work. This is my Confidence. When I say Only I can do this work. This is my overconfidence.

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Abhishek said: (Tue, Sep 16, 2014 01:38:39 AM)  
 
Confidence is having faith in abilities you posses.

Over confidence is having faith in abilities you don't posses.

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Prajesh Kanti Dhar said: (Mon, Sep 15, 2014 09:28:01 PM)  
 
Confidence is the precise analysis of your self determination to do a work while over confidence is lack of precision which effects your judgement.

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Xlinga said: (Mon, Sep 15, 2014 08:05:36 PM)  
 
Confidence is if someone takes the initiative to throw a stone at someone, at the same time Over confidence is when he expects the other guy not to throw stones back at him.

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Avashya said: (Sun, Sep 14, 2014 10:39:33 PM)  
 
Confidence is attitude that we posses in natural besides overconfidence is attitude that we posses to act confident.

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Roshni Bhandula said: (Sun, Sep 14, 2014 10:26:47 PM)  
 
The difference between confidence and overconfidence is this, that when you are confident you can do something that was impossible and if you are over confident you can not even repeat the thing that someone has already done.

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Ankur said: (Sun, Sep 14, 2014 12:18:24 PM)  
 
In a simple word confidence is that where we use yes I can but on the other hand only I can. That is show your over confidence.

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Praneethzz said: (Sat, Sep 13, 2014 04:33:45 PM)  
 
If you expect the success in life with hard work is Confidence.

If you expect the success without minimal efforts is Over confidence.

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Manish Kumar said: (Wed, Sep 10, 2014 11:23:53 AM)  
 
'' Of course, I can eat 2 bananas in a minute'' this is confidence.
'' Of course I can eat 10 bananas in a minute'' this is overconfidence.

Although if you want you can eat 10 in a minute all you want is will power.

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Amitav said: (Tue, Sep 9, 2014 09:30:18 AM)  
 
Sir,

If any person shows his/her attitude and tells something on the basis of his/her ability and knowledge then this is called confidence.

If any person shows his/her attitude and tells something beyond of his/her ability and knowledge then this is called over confidence.

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Pramod Salunkhe said: (Sun, Sep 7, 2014 10:19:32 AM)  
 
Confidence means doing the work as pet ability. This will shows our 100% effort.

Overconfidence means only I can do work better than other.

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Rakesh P said: (Sat, Sep 6, 2014 11:06:51 PM)  
 
We can differentiate confidence and overconfidence by a single word "only".

For example "I can crack this interview" is confidence whereas "I can only crack this interview" is over confidence.

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Aakash Bijlani said: (Thu, Sep 4, 2014 09:03:54 PM)  
 
"I trust on my ability" is confidence.

"I don't trust on others' ability" is over-confidence.

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Sangeetha G.M said: (Wed, Sep 3, 2014 08:39:02 PM)  
 
CONFIDENCE is trusting your strengths and talents, to some extent, in order to complete the job successfully, whereas OVER CONFIDENCE arises whenever you step ahead without having any pre-knowledge of it, which ultimately gives a negative outcome. So we must be CONFIDENT but not OVERCONFIDENT.

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Manish Kumar said: (Wed, Sep 3, 2014 01:08:02 AM)  
 
In my opinion confidence comes with good performance and success while over confidence comes when there is too much talk about the success and if the person is not experienced he may get carried away with these talks and become over confident, which degrades his performance. A experienced & confident person knows that how to handle success and after each success he sets a new target for himself and works hard to achieve that target while an over confident person only talks about his past successes and thinks that "since I had performed better in the past hence its obvious that I will perform best in the future".

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Vikas Saxena said: (Tue, Sep 2, 2014 12:44:37 PM)  
 
Sir,

If I say. I can do this work. This is confidence.

And if I say. Nobody can do this work Except me. This is over confidence.

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Rama Krishna Sambari said: (Tue, Sep 2, 2014 09:58:08 AM)  
 
Confidence: When there is a work to solve, if you have the knowledge that how to solve, then you have the Confidence.

OverConfidence: When there is a work, proceeding to solve without having knowledge on it. That is Over Confidence.

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Hari said: (Mon, Sep 1, 2014 01:47:08 AM)  
 
Confidence is the positive force that pushes you forward in achieving something. It makes you believe that you can achieve something provided you put in the required effort.

Overconfidence is the negative force that makes you feel superior and prevents you from putting in the effort that is required to achieve something.

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Ravishankar Jangir said: (Fri, Aug 29, 2014 09:18:53 PM)  
 
Confidence depends on the skill & ability.

Overconfidence depends on the short knowledge and disability.

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Bhawna Chahal said: (Fri, Aug 29, 2014 01:48:08 PM)  
 
When you have capability, skill and attitude; you are confident.

On the other hand, when you do not posses skills and capability but still have an attitude. Its over- confidence.

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G.Deepak Kumar said: (Wed, Aug 27, 2014 07:10:22 AM)  
 
Sir,

According to me the difference between confidence and overconfidence is,

Confidence is that sharing of knowledge.

Overconfidence is not sharing the knowledge.

Let me explain it with an example.

CONFIDENCE:

During exam time if you are going to explain/teach/understand the topics which you know to your friends similarly they also do the same you will be getting a confidence in the subject and you will be perfect in the subject. "SHARING OF YOUR THOUGHTS WITH OTHERS INCREASES YOUR CONFIDENCE".

OVER CONFIDENCE:

Even you know everything and you had studied everything but lack of sharing your thoughts it leads to imperfection. Then you are going to have a feeling like "I AM THE ONLY PERSON WHO HAD STUDIED EVERYTHING".

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K.Sreenu said: (Sun, Aug 24, 2014 10:22:22 PM)  
 
Confidence: Means 100 percent of faith and one of the quality. There is no fear, it achieved by only through gain of enlightenment power, (like buddhudu, vivekananda, other monks). It's being different levels within all creature in the universe.

Overconfidence: Person feels 100 percent confidence. It is only false view of human beings.

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P K said: (Sun, Aug 24, 2014 09:33:28 PM)  
 
Confidence comes when people around you say that You can do it, we know!

Over confidence comes when you assume blindly that only you can!

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Ratnesh said: (Thu, Aug 21, 2014 12:19:50 PM)  
 
Confidence will come after experience, hard work, faith, talent & skills.

Overconfidence means you are having lack of knowledge and lack of experience.

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Parasuram said: (Wed, Aug 20, 2014 07:27:02 AM)  
 
Confidence means believing that I can do the work in efficient manner. Confidence helps in the completion of the work with positive results.

Overconfidence means I am the only one who can complete the work. Overconfidence leads to destruction of the work. So we should be confident but not overconfident.

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Tonmoy Maity said: (Tue, Aug 19, 2014 07:05:03 PM)  
 
Confidence is the result of previous success from same situation but overconfidence is the misuse of knowledge gathered from past success without judging the situation.

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Soum Parida said: (Tue, Aug 19, 2014 09:12:38 AM)  
 
Having knowledge on pros and cons of the job & Knowing & measuring your own capability and strength, saying "I can do it" is confidence. Where you know that its beyond the capacity and still saying blindly that "I can do it", which will cost you to pay a heavy result in future is Over-Confidence.

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Sunil said: (Wed, Aug 13, 2014 04:00:38 PM)  
 
Sir difference between confidence and overconfidence is in confidence we can say I can do it but in overconfidence we can say only I can do it.

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Ani said: (Tue, Aug 12, 2014 02:15:55 AM)  
 
Confidence is a goal that is achievable, measurable and has a time limitation according to your ability.

Overconfidence is:

1. Basically you don't know how to do this still you bound to do this.

2. Everyone know that this work can't be done, you also yet by doing this work you want to be a hero.

So, it is a goal which is not measurable, no idea about timing.

I have a funny example: bollywood movies are confidence & hollywood movies are over confidence.

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Ujjwal Mandal said: (Sat, Aug 9, 2014 01:03:10 PM)  
 
Confidence means that I have faith in myself that I can do the work that is assigned to me.

Overconfidence means a person have some idea about a field and he think that he can do all thing in all field and also think that he is the only person who can do the work.

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Shilpa said: (Thu, Aug 7, 2014 04:51:41 AM)  
 
After knowing all the aspects and situation, if I say if can do this work, that is confidence (believe in myself) but without looking all the pros and cons of the work, if I say I can do it, that is the overconfidence.

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Ankit said: (Sat, Aug 2, 2014 10:44:53 PM)  
 
Confidence means that you have a self belief that you can do this work and for that you can ready to cop-up with every person and ready to take help also if needed but overconfident man will never cop-up with other person and will never be ready to take the help from other person because he/she believes that they are the only one who can do the work right and if they will take a help from others their ego will get hurt.

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Maruthi H said: (Sat, Aug 2, 2014 08:54:53 PM)  
 
If you think and expect according to your capability, then its confidence.

If you think and expect more than your capability, then its overconfidence.

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Anup Thakur said: (Fri, Aug 1, 2014 09:24:18 PM)  
 
Confident is that when anyone thinks that I can do this work and he believe himself and he get success whereas over confident is that when anyone thinks that nobody can do this work besides me and sometime he go to loss.

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Karthik said: (Fri, Aug 1, 2014 09:01:43 AM)  
 
In a training, if trainee thinks that he already knows about the topic means its self confidence. But he thinks that he knows more than the trainer means its over confidence.

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Smita said: (Wed, Jul 30, 2014 08:32:52 PM)  
 
When a person thinks he is perfect in his field and needs no more improvement it is called over confidence,

But having an optimistic approach towards life and despite knowing all his weaknesses if a person thinks he can achieve his goal by hard work it's called confidence.

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Apurva Nigam said: (Wed, Jul 30, 2014 12:48:28 PM)  
 
Confidence is something which makes you to trust yourself in a positive way whereas over confidence brings a negativity in your thought and feeling of superiority thus you start underestimating others capability.

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Hari Kishore Karanapu said: (Mon, Jul 28, 2014 11:12:10 PM)  
 
'Yes I can do it' kind of attitude is confidence.

'No one can do it except me' kind of attitude is over confidence.

Because I know that I am capable, but can never estimate other's capabilities.

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Jagjeet Singh said: (Mon, Jul 28, 2014 04:46:15 PM)  
 
My ideas may hurt many of the people here.

Confidence is what one so and than speak and over confidence is what people speak and than do. So better you do something and say than say and then do. Because when you say something it becomes a responsibility to complete it than confidence and overconfidence doesn't matter.

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Ashish Tyagi said: (Mon, Jul 28, 2014 02:58:51 PM)  
 
Confidence is knowing your ability and working hard for achieve your aim.

Overconfidence is "I'm smart and nobody snatch this job from me". Confidence lead you towards success and overconfidence towards failure.

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Vishnu Gupta said: (Fri, Jul 25, 2014 04:45:23 PM)  
 
SIR, SUPPOSE A PERSON WORKING ON PROJECT. HE KNOWS SOME SKILLS OR NOT. But he has belief in himself that he can overcome it by hard work, his knowledge, his motivation and determination and works properly on it by hard work that is confidence. But to ignore the thing you not know and do not work on it, then there is a lack of your care in it. This is the overconfidence.

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Shankey Kumar said: (Wed, Jul 23, 2014 07:52:52 PM)  
 
Sir/Madam, a person is confidence when he express yourself without nervousness and fear. Also when a person think that he know the particular fact better.

But person is overconfidence when he think that he only know the fact better way.

Or sir/madam in my language, a person is confidence when he think that I can do it and a person is overconfidence when he think that I can only do it.

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Aurthur said: (Tue, Jul 22, 2014 11:27:17 PM)  
 
Confidence give you strength to do your job effectively and efficiently, with thought of right or wrong, but over confidence is just opposite side which is lack of efficiency, & full of superiority complex,

Confidence build man and then it make team & the team make the whole world.

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Anjali said: (Mon, Jul 21, 2014 12:45:54 PM)  
 
The major difference between confidence and overconfidence, Confidence is a POSITIVE feeling which shows:

* High spirit.
* Enthusiasm. (umang).

Overconfidence is just the opposite, i.e., it is a NEGATIVE feeling which shows:

* Narrow-mindedness.
* Feeling of superiority (varishtta, behtri), haughtiness. (abhimani, ghamdi).

For eg. If I have a confidence in me, I always say I can do this work. If am overconfidence about me, then I say I only can do that work nobody else.

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Shubhi Sharma said: (Sat, Jul 19, 2014 08:18:31 PM)  
 
In my opinion, Confidence is to know that I can do certain work and I can show it in my actions. While, Overconfidence is believing that only I can do something efficiently and then ignore even others opinion on that.

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Shruti Sharma said: (Fri, Jul 18, 2014 07:51:54 PM)  
 
Confidence: I know I can do it and will show by my actions.

Overconfidence: Okay. ! It's true I can do it, but rather working on it I will bask about it that "I am the only one who can do it. !".

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Sheetal Praveen Tete said: (Fri, Jul 18, 2014 02:23:37 AM)  
 
If I say that my answer is correct is confidence.

If more than two persons is saying you are wrong but not it's not possible that I am wrong is over confidence.

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Anukrit Raj said: (Thu, Jul 17, 2014 11:43:37 PM)  
 
When Arjuna and Karna confronted each other during The Mahabharata, Karna said, he will break Arjuna's bow named "GANDIV" bestowed by Lord Indra and will be the one and only greatest Archer in this whole world but arjuna replied that he has no any hunger of being greatest he is happy what he learnt from his Guru Dronacharya. He is happy of being a great Archer.

This shows the difference b/w the Karna and Arjuna as well as difference b/w overconfidence and confidence.

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Amit Pradhan said: (Tue, Jul 15, 2014 06:50:53 PM)  
 
confidence is the feeling of success that we can do this or that work because we have a practical idea about that work in our mind, that how to do that work. and overconfidence is an unpractical approach about saying that we can do this or that work.

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Narasi said: (Mon, Jul 14, 2014 10:41:46 PM)  
 
Confidence is a thing that says You CAN do this. Overconfidence is a thing that says YOU ALONE can do it. So always do understand you keep one foot on the ground just like AR Rahman even after achieving wonders which will keep your identity and hunger to win binding together.

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