A Call for Humility

chest beating bragging in San FranciscoToday, I met and had a nice conversation with a gentleman at a bar. At the end, he gave me his business card. The card said under his name “Marketing Jedi”. Seeing that kind overly flattering description of oneself brought up a memory of attending a networking event a few years ago, where one of the attendees introduced himself as a “top interior designer”.

I know that modesty is not in fashion these days in our locality. However, I can’t help but wonder, if others find this kind of shameless chest beating and self-promotion as ridiculous as I do, or where most people are either native enough or delusional enough (or both) to think that this is real confidence,


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