Tag Archives: status

I can see through you (or can I?)

Career coaches (actually, no, everyone) says that you need to act confident to get to what you want. Think positively. Tell yourself you’re great. Believe in yourself. Being confident signals to others that you are high ability. But what about … Continue reading

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Boy snobs

Social status matters. And if you’re lucky enough to have an impressive surname, you might do rather well in life. So well that some people are apparently prepared to lie about their true name – such as Catarina Pietra Toumei, … Continue reading

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Getting ahead of the Joneses

She had read in the “Boudoir Chat” of one of the Sunday papers that the smartest women were using the new pigeon-blood notepaper with white ink; and rather against her mother’s advice she had ordered a large supply, with her … Continue reading

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