Month: December 2022

December 3, 2022

Why men benefit more than women from ‘overconfidence’ at work

There has been a steady stream of popular literature in recent years telling women to “lean in”, be more confident, and not worry about “imposter syndrome”. Men, on the other hand, are often seen to be overconfident compared to women. Our recent research shows they are 19% more likely to self-assess their abilities higher than they actually are – and this difference can actually affect […]