by Rick Levine
Friday, January 12, 2018 – You wish there was time enough in the day to talk with your friends, explore new ideas and catch up on your favorite podcasts. Unfortunately, reality is bearing down on you now, and you’re taking your responsibilities very personally. It’s not just about meeting deadlines; your self-esteem is on the line and you don’t want to end the workweek behind schedule. Ironically, others might not even know if you lived up to your expectations or not. The only person you need to satisfy today is yourself.
Focus on saying what someone wants to hear and you will get your way through flattery and implied intimacy. Are your superficial powers enough?