By Brian Remer
Competent people radiate confidence, right? Then why does it seem that the person with the most confidence sometimes has the least knowledge or skill? How can a person who is all talk and no substance rise to the top? It may be such a person is exhibiting the Dunning-Kruger effect. Learn more about this cognitive bias and how it can affect your team beginning with the 99-Word Story in the July 2018 issue of the Firefly News Flash.
Power Tip: Feeling confident? Double check to be certain your self-assurance is not blinding you to what you do not know.
In this Issue –
- 99-Word Story: Cautiously Confident – Self-Assurance and defining success
- Discoveries: Under Informed but Overconfident – The Dunning-Kruger effect
- Ideas: Confidence and Ability – Thinking about how skilled you are
- Activity: Match that Quote – Gauge your own confidence