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The Dangerous Art of Impression Management

We all try to manage the impression we make on others. To look confident and competent, to appear interesting, witty, and attractive in order to get others to like us, However, we also don’t want to come off as dishonest or as a phony. How do we keep the balance between maintaining a positive appearance and being authentic and true to ourselves? Read More

so an alien shows up and says

so an alien shows up and says i am billions upon billions of years beyond your understanding. if you do not reconsider your actions today we will be forced to reconfigure your environment.

Man with important title says "i dress better then you, and have a shiny car"


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Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology at Claremont McKenna College.


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