How can you become the leader of a group even when you don’t know what you’re talking about?Speak first. Speak confidently. Speak often.In a study involving groups solving math problems, leaders proved to be no more competent than the other members. Those with the most dominant personalities ended up running things and it was because they spoke first and most forcefully.Via The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us:As you’ve probably anticipated, in the actual experiment, the group leaders proved to be no more competent than anyone else.
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