Behavior Science Podcast: A Behavioral Scientist With A Sense of Humor
Episode 49 with OVUL SEZER: A Laughing Scientist — the behaviorist
New podcast episode with Ovul Sezer on the comical nature of COVID-19 and some of her research related to humble-bragging and kissing ass.
Behavior and Self Promotion, “Here we are with Shane Mauss” Podcast
Episode 220: Behavior + Self Promotion, Ovul Sezer — Here We Are Podcast
Host of HWA and Stand Up Science, Shane Mauss talks with Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ovul Sezer. They discuss self-promotion, sincerity, humblebragging, and what drives the behavior that conne
New York Times – Some Ideas for Fixing America—Hiding Success
Some Ideas for Fixing America
Experts weigh in with one thing to do right now.
L.A Times – How to celebrate the holidays alone without feeling completely depressed
How to celebrate the holidays alone without feeling completely depressed
Many of us will spend the holiday season the same way we’ve spent most of 2020: at home. Here are some ideas to make it special while staying safe.
Business Insider – Expert tips for woving a hiring manager to land the job of your dreams
10 expert tips for wowing a hiring manager to land the job of your dreams
So the hiring manager’s name isn’t listed in the job posting. Don’t panic.
According to Augustine, you just need to do some sleuthing. One strategy is to use the email address provided to search for a name. You can also look for the person who created the posting if it’s on a site like Li…
TIME – Humblebragging Makes People Dislike You, According to Science
Humblebragging Makes People Dislike You, According to Science
Beware the humble brag: a new study from UNC and Harvard found that humblebragging makes you seem less likable and competent.
Psychology Today – Want to Make a Good Impression? Don’t Do These 4 Things
4 Ways People Ruin a First Impression
A recent study reveals what turns people off.
Fast Company – The emotionally intelligent startup’s guide to bragging on social media
The Emotionally Intelligent Startup’s Guide To Bragging On Social Media
In case you haven’t noticed, the humblebrag is dead.
The Wall Street Journal – The Case for Humble Executives
The Case for Humble Executives
Leaders with humility listen well, admit errors and are willing to share the limelight
Washington Post – The rise of humblebragging, the best way to make people not like you
The rise of humblebragging, the best way to make people not like you
Not only is the humblebrag a terrible way to make yourself look good in the eyes of your friends—it might even make things worse.