“ You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where to go. ~Dr. Seuss
Self-esteem is important to adolescent motivation toward success.
One of the indicators of good self-esteem of a person is the feeling of self-actualization, understood as the effect of satisfying the highest need in the hierarchy of human needs In the same way, a healthy self-esteem can force/propel a person to achieve his/her full potential.