Mark Sanborn is a leading author and speaker with deep expertise on the topics of leadership and teams. His most recent post shares 10 mistakes leaders make in their thinking.
None of the 10 will surprise you, but it’s a useful list and refresher for all leaders. We all have blind-spots, and the most effective leaders are self-aware and work to address them. The first two mistakes are listed here:
1. Confirmation Bias Leaders with confirmation bias tend to search for, interpret, and remember information in a way that confirms their preexisting beliefs or values. This can result in poor decision-making and a lack of innovative thinking.
2. Overconfidence Effect This cognitive bias leads leaders to overestimate their knowledge, skills, or abilities, often resulting in rash decisions without adequate planning.
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