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Professional Meetings Tip: Don't Let Your Presenters be too Overconfident

August 11, 2022

Famed football coach Vince Lombardi is reported to have said, "Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence."

That may sound like a great slogan for a T-shirt, but recent academic research disagrees with Lombardi's assessment—and it could have a significant impact on how your presenters carry themselves at your next event.

What’s the Problem?

According to a recent paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, some of the common ways that people highlight their trustworthiness can backfire, making them seem less trustworthy to observers.

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