HW 028: On the incompetetence of bosses, and others

Jon goes back to sharing facinating findings from science on this episode. This time it all recolves around incompentece.

In this show you’ll learn the priciple of Hanlons Razor, saying simply:

“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity,”

Next up is the Dunning-Kruger effect, which helps explain why people act incompent and never learn. Both principles will then be applied to you worklife, and to the behaviour of your boss and others.

Mentioned on the show:

Author Shrikumar Rao: http://theraoinstitute.com/

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Will Smith dishing out the keys to life: