PBS NewsHour

The secret power of self-deprecation

Clip: 10/20/2017 | 2m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

In a world where everyone feels pressured to be perfect, former White House speechwriter David Litt found that sometimes the best way to get ahead is simply to laugh at your mistakes and admit you’re only human. Liff offers his humble opinion on the secret power of self-deprecation.

Aired: 10/20/17

Rating: NR

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