Before you share the news about your recent job promotion on Facebook, consider this: Researchers have found that a little
I'm not alone in counting on social media for information, but sometimes it can be a disappointing source. many of the tweets posted by groups that should likely be committed to offering useful information for people in a crisis failed to meet that objective.
Studies show that the more you toot your own horn, the more negatively you're evaluated: Self-promoters are not only less liked, but also earn lower salaries and fewer promotions. Bragging about yourself violates norms of modesty and politeness -- and if you were really competent, your work would speak for itself.
My friend commented, "I'm so sick of people bragging about how charitable they are." So what if they brag? Good for them -- as long as it translates to dollars spent on worthy causes. We brag about everything else we do, so why not add charitable giving to that list?
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