The Psychological Effect That Stops Smart People From Listening to Good Advice

Plus, how you can recognize when you're making this common mistake.

Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox

Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now!
Entrepreneur Network Contributor
1 min read
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Have you ever heard of the Dunning Kruger effect? If not, then Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel wants to explain it to you and break down how it's preventing you from recognizing, accepting and acting on good advice.

This psychological principal can prevent even the most intelligent people from taking input from other people -- even when it would help them in the long run. 

Click play to learn about the Dunning Kruger effect.

Related: The Deadly Cost of the Entrepreneurial Mindset

Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and audio content distributed across all digital platforms for the business genre.

EN is partnered with hundreds of top YouTube channels in the business vertical. Watch video from our network partners on demand on Amazon FireRokuApple TV and the Entrepreneur App available on iOS and Android devices.

Click here to become a part of this growing video network.

More from Entrepreneur
Our Franchise Advisors are here to help you throughout the entire process of building your franchise organization!
  1. Schedule a FREE one-on-one session with a Franchise Advisor
  2. Choose one of our programs that matches your needs, budget, and timeline
  3. Launch your new franchise organization
Make sure you’re covered if an employee gets injured at work by
  • Providing us with basic information about your business
  • Verifying details about your business with one of our specialists
  • Speaking with an agent who is specifically suited to insure your business
Make sure you’re covered for physical injuries or property damage at work by
  • Providing us with basic information about your business
  • Verifying details about your business with one of our specialists
  • Speaking with an agent who is specifically suited to insure your business

Latest on Entrepreneur