Is your SMB affected by your self-image?

You must be confident to be a successful entrepreneur or SMB owner. It takes guts to put yourself out there and take on such a high level of responsibility. Consequently, we entrepreneurs make lots of decisions. How can we know if we’ve made the right decisions? What if we’re wrong? How does that affect our business? According to a social psychologist at UTEP, recognizing when you might be wrong does not decrease perceptions of competence.

How to Know When You Might Actually Be Wrong

In any argument, it can be hard to tell who is wrong and who is right. Except when you’re one of the involved parties, that is-because you’re definitely right. Right? It turns out, you might not be!

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Believing without evidence is always morally wrong

Strangely enough, shortly after I published the immediately preceding blog post, I found this article posted on Reddit. The title above belongs to the below article.


You have probably never heard of William Kingdon Clifford. He is not in the pantheon of great philosophers – perhaps because his life was cut short at the age of 33 – but I cannot think of anyone whose ideas are more relevant for our interconnected, AI-driven, digital age. This might seem strange given that we are talking about a Victorian Briton whose most famous philosophical work is an essay nearly 150 years ago. However, reality has caught up with Clifford. His once seemingly exaggerated claim that ‘it is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence’ is no longer hyperbole but a technical reality.

In ‘The Ethics of Belief’ (1877), Clifford gives three arguments as to why …

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