Imagine you had a pain in your lower back and went to an orthopedist. He says your back is fine but you may have a kidney problem. What would you expect the orthopedist to do? Order tests for your kidney? Of course not. You’d expect him to say, "I don’t do kidneys. Go see a kidney specialist." In this Quick Take, you will learn why leaders often overestimate their own knowledge and expertise, what we mean by the Fallibility Paradox – and how it helps you build credibility as a leader.
This product includes
Learn a single behavior-changing insight in just 5- to 7-minutes.Quiz (& Quiz Answer Guide)
Prove that the learner(s) understand the concept and increase knowledge retention.Discussion Guide
Facilitate a discussion, connecting the concept to your unique challenges.Summary Sheet
Revisit the concept as follow-up or in the moment-of-need.
How do you use this?To kick start Micro-Meetings
Micro-training makes it easy for managers to facilitate meetings where teams develop shared vocabulary and benefit from peer learning.To kick start one-on-one coaching
Micro-training is extremely tactical and it’s a great tool to help managers frame very specific, skill-based coaching interactions.As self-directed learning
Micro-videos are a solution to a specific skill challenge. For example: “How to handle an employee who has a bad attitude,” or “How to handle a price objection.” You have a question. You find the right micro-video. You watch it on your own. You deploy the skill on the job.