Another possible professional development topic for people to scrutinize . . .
There are many times when you either don't have the knowledge, insight, or interest to perform a task, yet you don't recognize it. As a result, you either (1) are incapable of doing the job, or (2) you do a shoddy or inadequate job. As a result, while you can be one of the brightest people around, you come across looking incompetent.
So what can you do to alleviate this situation? What steps can you take to minimize your weaknesses and, instead, leverage your strengths?
I came up with this idea through a combo of observing people's reactions and my own personal experience. This is just an idea that popped into my head, but I think it'd make a viable presentation topic. I'm still trying to figure out how this would work, but that's the gist of it so far.
What do people think?