Unconscious Incompetence

A shorter name for UnskilledAndUnawareOfIt

From FourLevelsOfCompetence
It happens when a person confuses net-time-experience with real-time-experience.

From "The Persian":
...He who knows not and knows not that he knows not is a fool. Shun him.

Some of the best teachers took pride in being clever fools. Elsewhere it says, "He who knows not and knows that he knows not is a child. Teach him."

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius. -- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

See also: BlubParadox

Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected. - Sophocles

Sometimes thinking out of the box is as simple as opening your eyes.
A friend of mine calls this "Not 10 years' experience, but a year's experience ten times". -- DavidMartinez
Related: HumansAreLousyAtSelfEvaluation BecomingCompetent BlubParadox

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