Traci G. Lee is writer and producer. She currently oversees NBC Asian America at NBCNews.com, the country’s first English-language national news source dedicated to covering Asian America. Under her direction, NBC Asian America has grown into a multimedia platform with a focus on news and features about Asian-American communities in the U.S. with a robust social media presence and dozens of contributors around the world.
Traci shares how signing up for an advanced drama class and bombing it made her realize the mistakes she made and learned from it. Learning from her mistakes is what made her keep on finding new avenues of confidence. Check out her episode to listen to her story.
Traci G. Lee is the editor for NBC Asian America.
Traci is of Chinese descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
Work hard, know your shit, show your shit, and then feel entitled. – Mindy Kaling
Definition of Self Confidence
It’s having faith in your ability to try anything.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Traci’s still figuring out and she’s had times in her life where it was up and down. She is always discovering new avenues of self confidence.
The “AHA” Moment
In Traci’s freshman year, her drama teacher encouraged her to sign up for an advanced class. She listened to her teacher to sign up for it, went for it and bombed it. It made her realize that she had to back up her own confidence instead of having her ego get in the way.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Traci’s self confidence journey is continuous but she has learned from her mistakes and found ways to regain her confidence. She learned to rely on other people for her self worth.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
Have a support system who can lift you up.
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