Some people regularly stray into arrogance territory, by which I mean that they overestimate their own importance and their own capabilities. Indeed, this is a common theme in movies and dramas: the person who annoys others with their inflated self-belief and then eventually gets their comeuppance. It makes for satisfying viewing.
However, what I think is far more common is for people to go to the other extreme, to underestimate their importance, their capabilities and the difference they can make. This ...Continue Reading →