But the truth is that no one has perfect self-awareness—you probably believe more than a few things about yourself that are false. Who could possibly know you better than you? But your backstage access to your own mind sometimes makes you the last person on Earth others should trust about it. As a social scientist, if I want to get a read on your personality, I could ask you to fill out a survey on how stable, dependable, friendly, outgoing, and curious you are. The psychologist Simine Vazire asked people to rate themselves and four friends on a bunch of traits, ranging from emotional stability and intelligence to creativity and assertiveness. Then, to see if they had predicted their own personalities better than their friends had, they took a bunch of tests that measured these traits. The good news: You have some unique insight into your emotional stability. And when they tried to predict their performance on an IQ test and a creativity test, they were less accurate than their friends. People know themselves best on the traits that are tough to observe and easy to admit.
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It's entrepreneurship gospel-- hire those who are smarter than you. There's no mystery to this wisdom. Clever, skilled employees require less management, constantly teach you new things , and shore up your weaknesses. But while the rationale behind this oft-repeated tip is simple, executing it isn't. Few would freely admit it, of course, but this is often the reason people fail to heed this obvious advice. Even the most assured among us can see their confidence erode when they're surrounded by geniuses. So is it possible to rewire yourself to reap the benefits of a team of super-achievers without suffering self-esteem erosion, or does enjoying the company of a room full of brainiacs require an ego transplant and or years of therapy? It's possible indeed, answered a parade of responders on question-and-answer site Quora recently. Veterans of some of the brainiest companies in the world shared t heir experiences of feeling like the team dunce, as well as their advice for others who are suffering from self doubt. Here are some of their top tips.
But what happens when you do stumble on this sort of information — and discover that a peer makes more money than you do? How should you react? Should you tell your colleague that you know? Talk to your boss? How can you use the information to ask for a raise? There are plenty of examples: the Ivy League bonus, the external hire advantage, the he-was-friends-with-the-big-boss-before-he-even-got-here supplement. Not to mention the larger macro issues that affect us all: the gender pay gap and rising income inequality.