A very overconfident looking chap, in various relative sizes
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The relativity of mysterious overconfidence

Both doubt and confidence have benefits, but is there anything worthwhile in overconfidence?

Koen Smets
6 min readOct 8, 2021

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It is the season of party conferences in Britain. Over the years I have lived here, my attitude towards them has evolved from interest to irritation, and on to indifference. What has been a constant throughout, though, is the…

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Koen Smets

Accidental behavioural economist in search of wisdom. Uses insights from (behavioural) economics in organization development. On Twitter as @koenfucius