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Dunning Kruger Effect and why scorekeeping matters

One of the reasons we all need good scorekeeping is that it is a human trait  to misperceive our own strengths and weaknesses.

This is known as the Dunning-Kruger effect and was first covered in the paper  91 more words

Design Tips

Using sales to segregate good writers from bad - and save the e-book industry

According to Michael Kozlowski, Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader, the leading news website devoted to digital publishing, e-books, and e-reader news I’m a bad writer. 1,094 more words

Writing - The Experience

Trumped-up confidence

Know anyone whose confidence in their own ability far outweighs their actual skills? It’s called the Dunning-Kruger Effect.

A question of confidence

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are so sure of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubt.

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Myths

Are Sales People About to Become Extinct?

A while back I read an article titled “Are Sales People About to Become Extinct?” It got me to thinking about how many radio sales people have been RIF’d over the years since the industry began consolidating. 682 more words

Radio

"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”

—Touchstone, in As You Like It by William Shakespeare, Dunning-Kruger effect

Writer

"my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge."

“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that…

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Writer

"Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience."

“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.”

Mark Twain, writer, humorist, Dunning-Kruger effect

Writer