Biases

Expertise

Overcoming 'Expert Bias' in Order to Innovate

Being an 'expert' is an enormous asset in starting and growing a business. Staying an expert is something else again.

4 Assumptions That Are Hurting Your Business

You don't know what you don't know -- and your bias could be a big obstacle to success.

Don't Let Confirmation Bias Derail Your Startup Plans

The problem with confirmation bias rests on the fact that you might be wrong.

The 4 Cognitive Biases Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

Here's how to stop potentially problematic ways of thinking from becoming career blind spots.

Here's How to Turn Off Google's Saved Searches and Personalized Results

Google saves user data to better determine search context, and factors including recent search history can tweak results.

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