Daily Leader Tip: Spotlight Effect
The spotlight effect is a cognitive bias that describes a belief that everyone is always watching you.
We believe people are paying a lot more attention to us than they really are.
The real truth is most people are wrapped up in their own self-doubt and challenges, and worrying about what you’re doing is not front and centre.
How do we deal with this?
A couple of ideas:
1/ You’re not the star - don’t assume everyone is watching you or thinking about you, they have their own challenges and life worries. You be you.
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