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The Real Life Social Network v2. How to work with “stupid” people. On Quora today I saw a question to the effect of: How do I put up with the stupid people I inevitably find myself working with? Here’s my answer: I consider myself reasonably intelligent, yet I have had no problem surrounding myself with people at or above my intellectual level. I’ve also had good relationships with co-workers at all levels of intelligence. Unless you’re a world-class genius (statistically unlikely), you are probably mis-diagnosing people as stupid.

I’ll assume that you’re not just lashing out at others as a defense mechanism against your own insecurities (although you need honestly ask yourself that). But what you’re really evaluating is their judgment. Here’s a guide for what to do instead: Before you even decide that you disagree with someone, work to understand their judgment. Do you fully understand what they’re saying? Ask questions, make sure you understand them fully. If you decide that you disagree, work to understand their thinking process: Theme Playground | Who’s Who in WordPress (50+ people you should be following)

I’ve said before that what makes WordPress so powerful is the community behind it. I’ve pushed the importance of getting to know your WordPress developers before, and would like to think I’m doing my part in publishing interviews with members of the community as well. This time around, I’d like to publish my own “Who’s Who” of WordPress. This list is intended to direct you toward the most influential members of the WordPress community. If you’re reading this page, it’s because you’re interested in getting involved. The list below will give you not only a quick bio, but links to their sites and Twitter profiles so you can follow them.

Update: For more great WordPress community/news resources, see my list of suggested news sources , all of them straight from my own feedreader. The Core I’m making a distinction here between “the core” members of WordPress and the rest of the community. . ( Note: This “core” list isn’t intended to be comprehensive. The Community Still reading? 5 Behaviors of Manipulative People - Manage Your Life on Shine. Many of us like to think the best of people. We like to think that they shoot straight and are forthright in their intentions. We also like to believe that they will ask for what they want and not resort to crazy tactics to get it. Unfortunately, however, there are times when we come across those who will do whatever it takes to get what they want...including manipulation. Being manipulated never feels good, but the worst part of manipulation is that often, we don't even realize that it is happening. Here are a few ways to know if someone is trying to manipulate you: Buttering You Up: To get their way, manipulators will often make you feel good so that they can then ask you to do something that they want.

Keep your eyes open for these behaviors and continue to stand your ground to ensure that you aren't a victim of manipulation. GIVE THE GIFT OF HEALTH! Related Topics: 25 Free People Search Engines to find Anyone in the World | FinderMind. I’ve been in this people search industry for over 3 years now and while researching, I found many free, high quality free people search engines to help you reconnect with friends, family, school friends or any other person from your past (or, in other words, find anyone for free online.)

So I decided to put them in one huge list. Here they are: Free People Search – Check if the Person is Online 1. eVerify (great for searching people from the US) What does it do: eVerify filis also one of my favorites free people search engines. They get their data from various sources and display them on one page where you can see online profiles, blog posts that person made, archives and other valuable information. 2. What does it do: This is a pretty new and neat people search service. 3.

What does it do: Facebook is free to search and also free to register (yeah, I bet you didn’t know this ). 4. What does it do: I found this new and extremely useful resource several weeks ago. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 8 Tools to Find Someone Online - Stepcase Lifehack. Finding a way to contact someone has gotten a lot easier: just type their name into Google and follow a few links. For many people, you’ll quickly find a profile on Facebook, a blog or even an email address you can use to get in touch. But a Google search doesn’t turn up good results for everyone.

Maybe the person you’re trying to reach has a fairly common name. You may need a tool a little better than a simple Google search to find him. 1. 123people 123people provides a good start when you’re looking for someone online. You can type in just a first name and a last name and get pictures, phone numbers, email addresses, Amazon wishlists, websites, documents and more. 2. Pipl is a free search tool, although it brings in results from several other sites which do charge for access to particular records. 3.

If you’re confident the person you want to find has a profile on some social networking site, a good search tool is YoName. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Other Options. FindingDulcinea Home. 21 Amazing Free Websites to locate ANYONE | How to Find a Person. Cory Doctorow.