596: Jessica Tracy | Take Pride

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Jessica Tracy (@ProfJessTracy) is a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where she also directs the Emotion & Self Lab. She is the author of Take Pride: Why the Deadliest Sin Holds the Secret to Human Success.

The Cheat Sheet:
  • Pride is a universal human emotion and a force that can be harnessed to help humans succeed -- it's a key ingredient to confidence.
  • Understand the difference between hubristic and authentic pride -- why we should seek out one but try to minimize the other.
  • Learn how pride intersects with grit (per episode 526 guest Angela Duckworth).
  • Identify pride to gain an advantage in shifting our own behavior and knowing how to react to others.
  • Discover how the statuses of dominance and prestige are affected by pride.
  • And so much more...

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