0216 [BUSINESS] The Spotlight Effect: No one is paying attention to you


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By April Seifert. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

So many times, when we stumble through something new, big, unfamiliar, or ambiguous, we think EVERYONE IS WATCHING US! We second-guess and pick apart our decisions, behaviors, and failures because we FEEL LIKE WE'RE ON A STAGE FOR EVERYONE TO SEE!

Today, I want to focus on something called the spotlight effect. This is the tendency we have to overestimate how much other people notice about us. And, this tendency of ours, can impact the decisions we make, the risks we take, and our ultimate success in business.

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