By John Worne

A nice piece below in Management Today on biases and cognitive dissonance.

As Daniel Kahneman puts it:

“We’re blind to our blindness. We have very little idea of how little we know. We’re not designed to know how little we know.”

A new one on me is the ‘Ikea Effect’ – being disproportionately proud of what we have produced; I can’t say making Ikea furniture has always had that effect on me… but it’s a another reality-distorting bias to watch out for. 

MT

Why great leaders seek out uncomfortable truths

Individual and group biases make us blind to risks and our own weaknesses.



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