Understanding Your Image archive
Tag: Improving Oneself

July 1, 2011

The Image of Intelligence

Being Informed, the Illusion of Intelligence in Business Keeping informed of what is going on at work, your industry, and events’ happening around you creates the illusion of intelligence. One doesn’t need to be a world scholar to read a blog or scan a press release. Business reports, company emails, and social media information streams[...]

October 12, 2010

Mathematically Improve Your Image

People who are efficient in math are perceived to be smarter. Fill a room with college students and give them two options.  Option A, solve the problem or option B, admit in public they are bad in math.  Most people in the room will choose option B.  Why? It’s socially acceptable to be bad in[...]