Tag Archive: self perception

Positive Illusions: 7 Ways to Defeat The Lake Wobegon Effect

We all create positive illusions about ourselves. Your temper isn’t that bad. After all, you don’t blow up as often as your mother did. People who lack positive illusions about themselves are often… Continue reading

Leadership Identity – Self-Perception Determines How You Lead

“We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.” Anonymous* Competence enjoys challenge, but when you see yourself as incompetent, challenge ignites anxiety. Focus on the incompetency of… Continue reading

How to Define Reality

Some believe repetition creates reality. For example, keep repeating, “I’m a great leader,” and you’ll become a great leader. In other words, lie to yourself enough and you’ll believe a lie. Words aren’t… Continue reading