Why the ‘spotlight effect’ stops us getting over setbacks at work | Curio

Why the ‘spotlight effect’ stops us getting over setbacks at work

6 mins | Sep 9, 2019

When we make a mistake at it work, it feels like all the attention is on us. How can we divert the spotlight? Many times when we say or do something embarrassing at work, we feel mortified. And this fear of being in the spotlight stops us from getting over setbacks at work. Writing in the Financial Times, cognitive scientist Sian Beilock tells us how to deal with the 'spotlight effect'.

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From Financial Times