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In-Depth Look Inside the Twitter World Turn Social Intelligence Into Smart Crisis Prevention Find out how to prevent a social media crisis and protect your brand's reputation with your most powerful PR tool: social intelligence. How to Get Social Media Influencers Talking About Your Brand 6 tips to help you identify and build strong relationships with social influencers. Rock Paper Scissors for Digital Businesses The growth of Social Media has elevated identity, privacy and big data to become vital topics for CIOs and CMOs of online businesses. Looking deeper into legislative, consumer and technology trends, I see the challenges for the post-digital organization as: Privacy, Ownership and Persistence. 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' provides a handy metaphor to describe the challenges faced by post-digital businesses. (January 2013) Pre-Digital Ro-Sham-Bo As recently as 15 years ago, most personal information of value such as the record of our birth, our health records and our tax history, were preserved on Paper - in books, journals and government and business archives.
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How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it out, click here. Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going? How to tell if you're a scoiopath Sociopaths: feeding a need for stimulation. Photo: Getty Images I am a sociopath. I suffer from what psychologists now refer to as antisocial personality disorder, characterised in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) as "a pervasive pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others". Key among the characteristics of the diagnosis are a lack of remorse, a penchant for deceit, and a failure to conform to social norms. I prefer to define my sociopathy as a set of traits that inform my personality but don't define me: I am generally free of entangling and irrational emotions, I am strategic and canny, I am intelligent and confident and charming, but I also struggle to react appropriately to other people's confusing and emotion-driven social cues.
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5 Mental Tricks for Getting Over Yourself Self-absorption, or solipsism, is defined roughly as "wanting to believe that you are the center of the universe" (you'd have to want to believe it), and it's undeniably a Huge Thing in the present culture, because let's just admit it -- you either are or are never more than 10 feet from someone with the ego to secretly suspect that society is literally an elaborate Truman Show -style situation with themselves at the center (I'll go first and put my own hand up, although I have long stopped looking for the hidden camera in my bathroom mirror). But as comforting as it is to think that you're more real than everyone else , you're ironically screwing yourself over by believing you're the anointed protagonist of life's movie. A lot of us need to get over ourselves, in other words, and I'm sure you've noticed. I've mentioned before the romantic consequences (or lack thereof) of thinking that you're The One True Human, but here's a bunch of other self-sabotage that occurs when you're Truman.
Survey Reveals Holiday Spending Habits - NextAdvisor Blog It’s that joyous time of year when Americans will spend billions on gifts for loved ones and friends. Millions of consumers turn to credit cards and other forms of payments to purchase all of these gifts. As people begin planning out their annual holiday shopping trip, we started wondering: What kinds of gifts do people buy during the holidays? How much do they usually spend? How do they pay for their gifts? Do these gift purchases put them into debt? Transhumanism Has a Conspiracy Theory Problem Zoltan Istvan is a futurist, journalist, and author of the novel The Transhumanist Wager. He writes an occasional column for Motherboard in which he ruminates on the future beyond natural human ability. Strange as it may be, I can't help but be attracted to conspiracy theories.