People with high self-awareness are 36% more likely to make good decisions, and 30% more likely to manage conflict well.
On the flip side, working with people who have low self-awareness and consistently over-rate themselves cut your chances of success in half.
A key contributing factor to low self-awareness is Confirmation Bias. It damages team performance, stifles innovation and has a negative impact on the ability to adapt to change. The good news: you can do something about it.
Take a look at this 2-minute video to learn more about how to strengthen self-awareness and guard against confirmation bias.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A well-traveled guide in a diverse array of organizational cultures, Emily Porter has a distinct POV marked by large doses of realism, empathy and outright humor. She has lived and worked in DC, NYC, Boston, Richmond, VA, Minneapolis and now Portland, OR.