“One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision” 552 more words
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I’ve had it up to here (FYI: I’m holding my hand up to my chin) with all you people agreeing with one another on the Internet. 1,411 more words
Here’s a recent podcast of mine about the Dunning Kruger Effect. It’s a useful phenomenon to be aware of when leading different types of people, especially when needing to give performance feedback of any kind. 226 more words
Sadly, there are people who don’t realise how inept at certain tasks they are. This is the Dunning-Kruger effect.
As John Cleese explains, ‘…to know how good you are at something requires exactly the same skills as it does to be good at that thing in the first place, which means… that if you are absolutely no good at something at all, then you lack exactly the skills you need to know that you are absolutely no good at it.” 216 more words
So, you’re beginning to realize you’re not the writing god you thought, and your confidence is sinking faster than Val Kilmer’s movie career. Now’s the time, I believe, to do the most painful thing you can possible do as a writer–submit your work for other writers to critique. 583 more words