Real Advice On Spotting Fake Experts.


Attention firearms training students: Here is a quick, handy guide on how to spot if someone is full of knowledge, or full of themselves.

  1. Real experts focus on their field, not themselves.
  2. Real experts have no trouble saying:  “I don’t know.”
  3. Real experts demonstrate intellectual honesty.
  4. Real experts show intellectual curiosity.
  5. Real experts know when and how to share.
  6. Real experts know when and how to improvise.
  7. Real experts cannot help but teach.

The whole article is worth your while, no matter how much you’re interested in firearms training.

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  1. […] Misfires and Light Strikes has a post up on expertise and the Dunning-Kruger Effect.  Some folks argue about the accuracy of the chart that’s at the top of Kevin’s page; that’s not what I’m rambling about today.  The chart’s useful for illustrating my point, regardless of the accuracy/ sourcing of the original chart.  Here’s a screenshot and my comment: […]

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