Popularity is Overrated – Do This Instead

Popularity is Overrated – Do This Instead

Popularity is overrated, people. Seriously, why is it so important to people? Why is it something people strive for and in some cases…would give anything to have it? It’s quite simple, really. It’s widely believed that when you’re popular, you have people’s attention. You have power and influence. Girls like you, guys like you and all in all, life is just perfect… …This couldn’t be further from the truth. You see, it’s not “popularity” or “being popular” that gets you those results. In all actuality, being popular is only a by-product of something else. Something far more important than finding out how to be popular. Something far more valuable than making someone like you or feeling liked. That something is called – Being Consistent and Effective. So what do I mean by this? How does being consistent and effective cause popularity? How does it cause you to have more influence and more control in your own social life? It’s quite simple. When you’re effective as well as consistent; people know what to expect from you. Think about someone you know who is well liked. What are some of their actions that they do on a consistent basis. Do they do certain things consistently? Do they hang out somewhere every Friday or participate in community/friend events on a regular basis? Are they consistent? Chances are they are, but what about how effective they are? When they are doing what they are doing consistently, how effective are they? If they are participating in a regular event, are they meeting and greeting? Talking and listening? Laughing and interacting? Or are they sitting...
What is Self Confidence – How to Get Anyone to Like You

What is Self Confidence – How to Get Anyone to Like You

  What is self confidence really? In this article, I am going to cover a few key points that I have found will help you take the steps needed to be a social success. Getting anyone to like you isn’t as hard as you may think.¬† All that is needed is a little consistency and attitudinal changes. The greatest thing about it is that you don’t need to change “who” you are. You just need be aware of “how” you are. Please don’t get me wrong, there isn’t a silver bullet to getting anyone to like you. There isn’t a magic phrase or word that will magically make the people you’re meeting instantly think you’re a likeable person. Others may say otherwise, but in actuality, that will never work. The reality is that it takes a little practice, it takes a little sincerity and most importantly…it takes self confidence. So as the title suggests… What is self confidence exactly? For lack of better words, when you have self confidence; everything else follows. I am sure you’ve heard this before…but have you really applied it? Can you think back to a situation you have found yourself in where your confidence made all the difference in the world? Even if you see yourself as someone with no self confidence, chances are there have been countless times¬† you’ve allowed your confidence to shine through and take control of a situation. If you asked someone, “what is self confidence?” they most likely have a preconceived notion of what it entails. The way you look, the way you speak, the way you move, etc....
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