Underdog is Overrated: A Very Particular Set of Skills

Season 1 | Episode 39
41m | Oct 26, 2023

There’s a well-established myth out there. It’s woven into the American imagination: Underdogs can come out of nowhere and win. This narrative is fed by a story from the Hebrew Scriptures: David and Goliath. It is common to say, “We are David, and they are Goliath.”

In this episode, Sarah Evers and Ken Kinard reflect on Chip’s article Being the “Underdog” is Overrated. They discuss where this underdog hero image comes from and how a biblical view of the underdog can inform our approach to work. How about you—are you more like Rocky, or Kung-Fu Panda?

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