The Midwit Trap, & Why Tech Companies Are Falling For It
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Eiso and Jason discuss how engineering leaders can fall into the trap of midwit thinking (the infamous bell curve meme) where they have a surface level understanding of complex topics and use buzzwords to sound knowledgeable.

Why do managers become overly obsessed with specific tools? Why do companies encourage this behavior? What should leaders really be focusing on? Listen and find out!

Deep dive into the topics discussed in this episode on substack: developingleadership.substack.com/p/the-midwits-of-the-tech-industry

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Watch this episode on Youtube: https://youtu.be/RM2gJ_EiJSQ 

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