‘Fake It Till You Make It’-Is It Sane?

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Dress for the job you want, forcefully smile for a couple of minutes till you’re actually smiling, mimic great leaders, pretend you know all the answers, fake confidence to gain it Some people absorb in self-doubt when confronted with situations they feel incompetent for. The reason is they don’t feel satisfied enough on an interpersonal level. It’s a controversial phrase. Some people I was in conversation with argued, it’s terrible advice with negative impact. This behaviour is associated with being spurious and egoistic. It creates distance between people and the tragedy of it is that people don’t get to know…...

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shivangi agrawal I currently work as a strategy consultant. I have a background in Investment Banking and Finance. I'm passionate about Behavioral Economics and Entrepreneurship. I believe human insights combined with data can drive investment and business decisions at scale. I want to contribute in making people aware of their own biases and help them make better decisions everyday.