Thursday, October 19, 2017

Secrets of Irresistible People


Are you upset because people don't like you? Anxious to salvage your presidency? Here's an article from Forbes Magazine that may help - 11 Secrets of Irresistible People.

I won't go through all 11 of the secrets, but these six seem pretty important at this point in time:

They Treat Everyone with Respect. Using petty, high-school nicknames ("Crooked Hillary," "Lyin' Ted," and "Little Rocket Man") pretty much misses this mark;

They Follow the Platinum Rule. What's the platinum rule? It's a variation of the traditional Golden Rule (treat others as you would have them treat you) which says treat others as they wish to be treated. Of course, if you're dealing with a narcissist, this may be difficult;

They Focus on People More than Anything Else. Rather than thinking only about themselves, they genuinely care about other people;

They Recognize the Difference Between Fact and Opinion. Not too many people can do that nowadays;

They're Authentic. What you see is what you get ... you don't have to wonder where you stand with them; and,

They Have Integrity. Remember what that is?

I don't need to be irresistible, but I do want to be treated with dignity and respect, and I try to treat others the same way. It would be nice if we all felt the same way.

Have a good day. More thoughts tomorrow.

Bilbo

6 comments:

eViL pOp TaRt said...

Yes! Those are the traits to have! Pettiness diminishes those who show that trait. Always strive to live an authentic life.

And be kind. For self-respect, if for no other reason.

Anemone said...

People who have integrity are as rich as Croseus nowadays. There's so much crassness going around.

Mike said...

I like - 7. They Don’t Try Too Hard. That's my retirement motto.

Elvis Wearing a Bra on His Head said...

Thanks, Bilbo. This is a great lesson on morality and ideals.

allenwoodhaven said...

excellent!

roth phallyka said...

Always strive to live an authentic life.


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