Do You Suffer From This Curse?

As presenters and seminar leaders we have expertise in a particular topic, and as experts we face a challenge when trying to teach or communicate with those who don’t know what we know.

We suffer from the Curse of Knowledge. We know things that others don’t and we assume that other people know the things that we do. We can’t unlearn what we’ve learned and we can’t go back to a time when we didn’t know what we know now.

We’ve forgotten what it’s like not to have this knowledge, and that makes it hard to [Read more…]