Did you ever have the experience that someone in the audience gives you a “you think you are so smart” look when you are elaborating your point of view?
For me, this happens often during my presentation or at the Q&A session, in an industry talk or at my own event.
But that doesn’t bother me at all. Because I know that I am really not so smart.
In primary school, my academic results were far from satisfactory. I was always daydreaming. My dad took pity of my skinny look and told my mum not to put any pressure on me. If this daughter couldn’t study, she could go sell ice-cream. Not too bad, right?
It didn’t help that I have an identical sister who was always first in class. I guess it was the result of some uneven distribution of intelligence when we were conceived.
When my twin sister …