The Jordan Harbinger Show

555: Jessica Tracy | Why Pride is the Deadly Sin of Success

Jessica Tracy (@ProfJessTracy) is a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, 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. [Note: This is a previously broadcast episode from the vault that we felt deserved a fresh listen!] 

What We Discuss with Jessica Tracy:

  • 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 you should seek out one but try to minimize the other.
  • Learn how pride intersects with grit.
  • Identify pride to gain an advantage in shifting your own behavior and knowing how to react to others.
  • Discover how the statuses of dominance and prestige are affected by pride.
  • And much more...

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