Yeonsil Yoo is the Founder and CEO of Upfly, an online education platform to teach ambitious young Korean professionals international job search strategies and personal branding. Her mission is to bridge the information gap regardless of location and position. Prior to her entrepreneurial journey, she spent her entire career in HR, leading international projects with cross functional teams. She was fortunate to work for iconic tech companies, but she aspired to do something different, something more impactful and something bigger. Yeonsil decided to help those who are eager to go for the path she has been. Her specialties include HR Consulting, Career Coaching, Digital Content Creation, and Online Marketing.
Yeonsil has failed in her life but she always knew that failure was part of the process to build her confidence and success. Check out her episode as she shares her story and tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.
Yeonsil Yoo is the Founder and CEO of Upfly.
Yeonsil is of Korean descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
If you’ve never failed, you’ve never tried anything new.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is the willingness to fight with your own fear.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Yeonsil aspired to go for safer, and proven path. She never thought about starting own business.
The “AHA” Moment
Yeonsil failed when she created her first product but knew it was not end of the world. She learned a lot by learning and doing tons of different things at once. She thought failure is not the result, but the process.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
After ditching her first product, Yeonsil moved on to another idea and decided to help those who is going through what she has been through.