Why I overestimate my contribution to my team

While we may be acutely aware of our own contributions to a team effort, we're often less aware of the contributions made by other members of the team. As a result, we may take more responsibility for the team's success—or failure—than our individual contribution merits. "Every person in a team overestimates his or her contributions to the team," writes venture capitalist Tomasz Tunguz. And this overestimation bias can be a significant factor in team dysfunction. In a recent blog post, Tunguz explores the need to focus more on the work of our teammates to counteract this harmful bias.

[Read the full article on tomtunguz.com] 

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