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‘Confidently incompetent’ and ‘The Tyranny of Uh-huh’



Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium danramsden For the last few months I’ve been writing about Imposter Syndrome. I’ve started talking about it being the result of a fixed mindset and a sort of ‘unconfident competence’. I’d defended ‘confidence’ as the weapon to use against imposterism. Confidence enables the playful, non-reductive thinking that powers design. Confidence also enables and empowers curiosity. And curiosity is magic. While being overly-confident or arrogant is always bad, confidence is a positive attribute and a foundation on which to build your