|
Previous Next
1 minute

The “I don’t give a sh*t” attitude can actually be a signal of success and higher position in the social hierarchy

The “I don’t give a sh*t” attitude can actually be a signal of success and higher position in the social hierarchy The “I don’t give a sh*t” attitude can actually be a signal of success and higher position in the social hierarchy
Source: Julien Pacaud via Tumblr
Skin in the Game
From book
Skin in the Game
Font size
A
12 24 17
A

Those who use foul language on social networks (such as Twitter) are sending an expensive signal that they are free—and, ironically, competent. You don’t signal competence if you don’t take risks for it—there are few such low-risk strategies. So cursing today is a status symbol, just as oligarchs in Moscow wear blue jeans at special events to signal their power

Loading …
Your example


Please enter a value.
Other entries from "Skin in the Game"
Similar articles
Topic:
Life
Happiness is to learning to chose Happiness is to learning to chose
Petra Dufkova vis Pinterest

To be happy is to learn to choose. Not only the appropriate pleasures, but also his way, his job, his way of living and loving. Choose your hobbies, your friends, the values on which to base your life. Living well is learning not to respond to all the requests, to prioritize your preferences. The exercise of reason allows a coherence of our life according to the values and goals that we pursue. We choose to satisfy one pleasure or give up another because we give meaning to our life - in both senses of the word: we give it both direction ...

Topic:
People relations
[Proxemics] Each individual perceives the space around him through 4 distinct spheres, called intimate, personal, social, public spheres; and whose dimensions vary according to cultures [Proxemics] Each individual perceives the space around him through 4 distinct spheres, called intimate, personal, social, public spheres; and whose dimensions vary according to cultures

According to Edward T. Hall, the environment becomes a dimension of culture, it incorporates manifestations related to the concept of body, space and sensation. The researcher defines this concept by the notion of proxemics, a scientific discipline studying the signifying organization of space and the study of the relative positions of interlocutors. The space of each individual is composed of four spheres revolving around the individual:

1 ° The intimate sphere is 45 cm in diameter around the individual: it implies physical involvement;

2 ° The personal sphere is measured between 45 cm and 1m35 around the individual: this distance is to be found during a particular conversation;

3 ° The social sphere is measured between 1.20m and 3.70m around the individual: it is the distance observed during friendly and professional interactions;

4 ° The public sphere is measured at a distance equal to or greater than 3,70m around the individual: it is the sphere dedicated to exchanges with a group.

The closest surface to the individual is an emotionally strong area that is usually referred to as the individual security perimeter. The size of this space varies according to the cultures. The social status of the interlocutor is also to be considered: one is closer to a peer than a superior or a subordinate. There is therefore a link between spatial distance and social distance.

Topic:
Life
Where you come from has nothing to do with your future trajectory Where you come from has nothing to do with your future trajectory
Angel Alejandro via Behance

Never let where you came from determine where you are going.

Topic:
People relations
Conversation generosity is a concept in which you let other people do the talk. The most successful people are often conversation-generous individuals
Conversation generosity is a concept in which you let other people do the talk. The most successful people are often conversation-generous individuals
GIF
claritaluzian via Tumblr

The person who does the most talking and the person who is the most successful are rarely the same person. Almost without exception, the more successful the person, the more he practices conversation generosity, that is, he encourages the other person to talk about himself, his views, his accomplishments, his family, his job, his problems.

Topic:
Life
You can really make a difference in this world You can really make a difference in this world
tohad via Deviantart

When you grow up, you tend to get told that the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world, try not to bash into the walls too much, try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money.

That’s a very limited life.

Life can be much broader, once you discover one simple fact, and that is that everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you.

And you can change it, you can influence it, you can build ...

Row:Column:
×