Bryan Paul Sullo

Posts Tagged ‘arrogance’

No Passengers

In Social Media on 19 December 2013 at 4:05 pm

We’ve all met them: You’re at a social get-together, or maybe even a business networking event, and someone appears in front of you, introduces himself, and attempts to make small-talk. He asks a few questions about you, but they feel forced, and he doesn’t follow up your answers with anything that makes it seem like he was listening. About fifteen agonizing seconds of this go by, and then your acquaintance blurts out his multi-level-marketing pitch. (This is especially awkward at a family gathering.) You express your profound disinterest as politely as you can. He comes back with a desperate plea. “I’m just not interested,” you say. Then, he does something that confuses you: Read the rest of this entry »