A new study reveals that people underestimate how much others dislike their bragging. Here’s how to toot your own horn without irking. As Do.com founder Jason Shah recently pointed out on Medium, thanks to social media and the Internet, it’s now a noisy, noisy world out there. Standards of what’s acceptable when it comes to
LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne published this post originally on LinkedIn. Take a MOOC and win $100,000? Sounds like a win-win situation to most. And it’s technically true…if you’re in a charitable mood.
We’ve been called preadults, emerging adults, millennials, the lost decade. We’re told our 20s are the “defining decade,” that 80 percent of life’s most significant events take place by age 35, women still only make between .66 to .91 cents to every man’s $1, and only hold 4.8% of Fortune 500 CEO positions. To change that, we
I’ve posted a lot of research from experts on getting people to like you, being influential and having great conversations. What’s the best way to use all this information to be more interesting? 1. First, Don’t Be Boring Sometimes the best offense is a good defense. Look at it like the Hippocratic Oath of conversations: Do
As they say, everyone has to start somewhere. But being the most junior member on a team is never an easy position, and it can be tough to gain trust and credibility when you’re learning the ropes surrounded by more tenured colleagues. Part of overcoming this sometimes-awkward stage is achieved simply through patience and hard work, but
How you treat every person you meet matters. Some people realize that. Others don’t. Two stories: I was standing by myself between sessions at a major user conference in New York. (I’m really shy but through extensive practice have mastered the ancient social art of Standing Alone While Seeming Confident and Secure.) A very pleasant