Biases

Evil Hindsight Bias

I am going to steal your thunder!

It’s 10:00 A.M. Coffee in. Meeting starting. Great! I am preparing to announce that one great find, the idea which will impact our business in numerous and glorious ways, minimum investment-maximum return, the panacea! You know the stuff.  I make my pitch, sweating, happy for all that hard work invested so…successfully. I blurt it out, yelling close to a cow. Waiting…waiting…Applause?!!! Nooo! In perfect sync and silence with my ending I hear someone passively say  “Yes, of course, that is evident”, “I already know it”… Awkward!

And then it happens again and again, different day, different subject, different person. What is going on, damn it???
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