One major aspect of the nice guy syndrome is avoiding conflict. The perception is that people especially men are more conflict-avoidant and “nice guys” than in the past few decades. Assuming this is true, I’m wondering how did we get … Continue reading Do “no fighting” rules in schools make kids conflict avoidant?
Licensing your ideas is a practice championed by Stephen Key. He’s done it. He has a course or something like that teaching other people to do it as well. The idea appealed to me, but the issue is that it’s … Continue reading 10 Ideas a Day Posts
I had a conversation recently with someone about being agreeable and disagreeableness, which led me to think about the nice guy syndrome and the problems associated with it. I don’t know any statistics on this, but it seems like there’s … Continue reading We Need a Training Program for Nice Guys
I just have a quick thought. Why don’t people decorate the inside of their cars like they do their homes? People do hang up fuzzy dice or put little bobbleheads in their car, stuff like that. Why not artwork, though? … Continue reading Why not decorate the inside of your car?
I read the book, The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss a couple years ago and one thing that stood out to me was this section on selling your ideas. In his book, Ferriss talked about what the guru of licensing … Continue reading You Might Benefit from Trying to License Your Ideas Even if You Don’t Make Money
So, I came across this episode of the Brown Ambition podcast featuring Teri Ijeoma. Basically, Teri Ijeoma is a day trader and teaches a course on doing what she does. Ijeoma started trading while in school, college, I believe. She … Continue reading Day Trading Inspired Education by Teri Ijeoma
Relationships are about giving and receiving. This may be time, money, affection, gifts, what have you. During the dating process, neither party wants to give too much before they know that his/her amount of giving will be reciprocated. The most … Continue reading Giving and Receiving in Relationships
The New York Times article What if Everything You Learned About Human History Is Wrong? by Jennifer Schuessler. So, this article is about a new book coming out by anthropologist David Graber and David Wengrow. The title of the book … Continue reading You Learned the Wrong Thing about Human History
Shannon Boodram aka Shan Boody is a sex educator and YouTube personality. I came across a video of her recently explaining the triangle theory of love. The triangle theory of love is a framework to determine if you and someone … Continue reading Triangle Theory of Love as Presented by Shan Boody