Today we have a serious issue to discuss: how to NOT be a douchebag.
Now, I’m pretty sure we all have the potential to be a douchebag, but I don’t think any of us really set out to be one (“What would you like to be when you grow up, Little Timmy?” “Well…”). But sometimes it just… happens.
Here’s the real problem:
I think our popular culture actually encourages us to be douchebags.
I admit it: I really hate networking.
The mediocre speakers, the waiting in line with a bunch of strangers to get an ugly laminated nametag, the surprise “sell” at the end, the crummy food, the awkward standing around wondering what everyone else is thinking, the forced mingling…