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Carson Wentz discusses the challenge of remaining confident after Eagles’ start

Wentz discusses the challenge of remaining confident originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia

Carson Wentz pronounced his confidence intact Wednesday coming off two of the worst games of his life.

Keeping it intact may be the next challenge.

“This business, this game, confidence can turn on people real quickly,” he said. “And for us, it’s going back to what you know. It’s believing in yourself. It’s the entire body of work ever since you were a kid and how you train, how you work, how you prepare. There’s going to be rough times, there’s going to be rough patches. But guys just gotta lean in. I think we have a really good group of guys in this locker room that lean in on each other and trust each other and encourage each other no matter what the outside world’s saying or feeling. We trust each other, we stay together and

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I’m a 61-year-old carpenter in Iowa who’s been losing customers since February. I’m starting to feel more confident about riding it out.



a man wearing glasses: Paul Krueger. Courtesy of Paul Krueger; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider


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Paul Krueger. Courtesy of Paul Krueger; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider

  • The Unemployed States of America takes readers deep inside the decimated American workforce.
  • Paul Krueger is a 61-year-old carpenter based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • Krueger has worked in carpentry all his life and ran his own business specializing in cabinet making and custom woodwork.
  • He began losing customers in February as COVID-19 cases picked up throughout the state.
  • If work doesn’t pick up soon, Krueger says he may only last through September before he’ll need to shut down his design shop, and is worried about finding a fair-paying job at his age. 
  • This is his story, as told to Nick Dauk.
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I’ve been a carpenter all of my life and left a big company in Georgia to move closer to my family in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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