Malcom Gladwell: Why ‘overconfidence is more dangerous than incompetence’

“Overconfidence is more dangerous than incompetence,” Malcolm Gladwell tells CNBC Make It. That’s because “overconfidence is a disease of experts” and “incompetence is a disease of idiots,” he says. And while Idiots “don’t get that far in the world,” experts “rise to positions of leadership.” Overconfident leaders often “have an estimation of their abilities that is greater than their actual abilities. ….[READ]