Maybe it was for a job interview and you spent hours memorising the history of the company in the hope it would dazzle your potential employer. Maybe you prepared for a hot date by pushing your unfathomably large breasts into a top designed for a midget. Perhaps you even tried to cover up your past mistakes by spending way too much money for someone’s birthday.
There are a million and one ways to gain favour with our peers but do you ever get the feeling that you’re always overcompensating for something? Papering over the cracks with an elaborate ruse designed to trick someone into falling at your feet and declaring you the God of all things super.
I’ll admit. That would be pretty interesting.
However, this is totally backwards. If you’re trying to impress someone then somewhere down the line you’ve got things a little mixed up.
Unfortunately, you didn’t enter this world with an instruction manual on how to win popularity contests. If this was the case, then Dale Carnegie wouldn’t have anything to write about. Instead you’re left to figure this out as you go along and it’s no wonder that you’re failing miserably.
Although my words may splatter across your vision with a hint of condescension, please don’t take it personally – this is as much as a reminder to me as it is an article to help you discover how or why you may be alienating certain people.
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