432: A Rainbow Of Confidence With Eva Chaewon Yoo
Eva Chaewon Yoo works as a writer at TechNode. In the past she wrote with Korean tech media platform beSUCCESS, and has spent time with dozens of entrepreneurs in both Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv reporting on tech culture in the world’;s biggest innovation hubs. Eva previously served as a marketing manager at Korean startup Nalebe. She also participated in the StarTau Entrepreneurship program in Israel and published series startup video lessons with Startup consultant Emma Butin.
Eva struggled with her confidence especially when living in Korea trying to keep up with the society standards. It wasn’t until she travelled abroad where she realized that confidence is like a rainbow. Check out her story as she explains how rainbows can relate to being confident.
Eva Yoo works as a writer at TechNode.
Eva is of Korean descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
Your weakest point is your strongest point.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is knowing what you can do for other people.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
In Korea, Eva was always trying to achieve something. She was attending a so-so University, and wanted to apply for higher tier University. She was not confident speaking of her University. When she was 20, she was totally lost. Eva had acne on her face, and she was not confident on how she looks. Eva easily fell in love with guys, but they turned her down several times.
The “AHA” Moment
When Eva came to U.K., she tested herself. She wanted to challenge herself if she can do many things.
We are rainbow. You can not just work, you can not just study. We are rainbow, and you have to find your colors.
When she went to Israel, US, and China, she realized that she is the only one in this place, and she can add value to each place.
She was also able to turn her weak points into her strong points.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Now Eva knows why she lives, because it’s so fun. Happiness for her is meeting people, sharing stories, and learning new things. Three things that matter in her life: her work, hobby, and new language.
Eva’s life, now makes so much sense, her hobby, her work and language all combined makes synergy.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
If you’re not confident, try to help other people and learn to step out of your boundaries.