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How accurate is your perception of yourself?

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Ten plus years ago I asked a group of my business friends the following question.

How do I fool myself, by holding a perception of myself, that is greater or lesser that reality?

Only one friend responded – but his responses were invaluable.

My view is, that the syntax of the question was the key to prompting my friend to respond and provide the feedback.

By the way one of the valuable pieces of feedback was…

“Michael, you come across as a bit of a know-it-all.”

That feedback stunned me at the time. But it has served me immeasurably in my work.

Own the Conversation

Here’s a challenge for the next seven days:

Ask the…

How do I fool myself, by holding a perception of myself, that is greater or lesser that reality?

… of at least one person.

Reflect on their answers.

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