Stop Letting Your Inner Critic Destroy Your Creativity

A lesson from Arthur Conan Doyle on why you need to value your work

Sherlock Holmes’s Greatest Enemy Wasn’t Moriarty

The Curious Incident of the Dunning-Kruger Effect

“The central argument of the Dunning-Kruger effect — named after David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University — is that incompetent people don’t know enough to know what they don’t know. Consequently, they’re more likely to overestimate their own competence. If you’ve ever taken a test and felt confident, only to find that you bombed it, you’ve experienced the Dunning-Kruger effect.

…A corollary of the theory is that highly competent people are more likely to underestimate their competence and performance.”

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