1) Social Currency: “We Share Things That Make Us Look Good”
“Does talking about your product or idea make people look good? Can you find the inner remarkability? Leverage game mechanics? Make people feel like insiders?”
Examples of viral videos that people want to share
As Eric says, “Next time something good happens, stop whatever you are doing, give it a second and appreciate that moment.”
Thank you SalvatoreLeone for making this gif.
Can humility be learned? I think so.
The author of the study, psychologist Pelin Kesebir, explains that:
“Humility involves a willingness to accept the self’s limits and its place in the grand scheme of things, accompanied by low levels of self-preoccupation.” (Kesebir, 2014).
Humility — or ‘a quiet ego’ as she calls it — can be surprisingly powerful in a variety of different ways.
You learn to accept your limits over time.