Are you in the wrong danger zone? There is a saying we use when we know we are nowhere near being an expert, we say we know “just enough to be dangerous”. What if you believe you know enough to do the task, but not enough to know that you are “dangerous”? This condition is part of the Dunning Kruger effect. Where you know a little bit about something, but not enough to how incompetent you might be. Dunning and Kruger were graduate students at Cornell University when they first explored this concept of knowing enough to do a task but not enough to know you are “dangerous”. They discovered… Read MoreContinue Reading
Are you working on your swing?
If you’re selling an idea, a product or service, your success is going to depend on your swing. Tiger Woods was 3 shots behind Vijay Singh at the 2006 Deutsche Bank golf tournament. The night before the final round he called his coach for some advice. He knew he wouldn’t beat Singh unless he improved his game. His coach watched Wood’s performance on a TV replay. He advised him to work on his backswing in the mirror for 30 minutes and then his downswing for another 30 minutes. Woods worked on his swing for 2 hours that night. He then got up at 2 a.m. to work on it for… Read MoreContinue Reading
Thank you for not presenting!
I believe many organizations “over present”; not every piece of information needs to be passed on via a presentation. Here are 3 questions to ask yourself when deciding whether or not a presentation is needed:Continue Reading