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Are we victim of Dunning-Kruger effect?

“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

Dunning-Kruger Effect

There Needs to Be More Disagreement on the Internet

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


Personal Protection Products and the Big Picture

I wanted to actually handle a VersaCarry holster and talk to someone from the company prior to saying anything about it. The results were what I expected. 61 more words


You Cannot Be Serious! What Can We Learn From Those Epic-Fail 'Idol' Auditions...

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

Brain Based Boss

The limits of self-assessment

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

Writing Advice - Learn to Suck Less, Part 3

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