Misplaced self belief

Great quote, from Chris Collison:

How often in an organisational situation do we get carried away with misplaced self-belief, a little (but not enough) knowledge, a little too much ego and an eager desire to just roll up our sleeves and get on with it – and create something that looks roughly right, but doesn’t withstand the test of time.

8 thoughts on “Misplaced self belief”

  1. I think there are probably some warning signs you might be suffering the Dunning-Kruger effect.

    1. This might be having to keep reposting on a blog because you didn’t think you need to proof read your post – in your head you are an excellent touch typist. πŸ˜‰

    2 This might be saying (publicly) “should have this online for you to have a look at by Monday around 3 ish”, and on the following Saturday afternoon you are still walking on it. πŸ˜‰ (me again, today, still at it… sigh…)

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