“I don’t know” is a scary phrase.
It forces us to be vulnerable. College-aged-me did not like being vulnerable, so I knew everything. That’s why when my friend invited me kayaking, I said that sounded great—I had kayaked in lakes before. And when my friend asked if I had experience with Class V rapids, I should have said, “I don’t know what that means” and instead said “Sure.”
I found out the terrifying way that confe