What’s in a Name? How Status Anxiety Could be Affecting You

The team at FinerMinds writes:

Does pulling out your business card make you feel proud or anxious?And if someone else gives you their business card, do you also judge them based on what their credentials reveal?In this short video, writer and philosopher, Alain De Botton, discusses the growing problem of status anxiety, and how we’ve become conditioned to make snap assumptions about someone’s worth, which are often based on very limited information.What do you think of the video? Do you agree that we’re too quick to judge others, and ourselves?

via What’s in a Name? How Status Anxiety Could be Affecting You.

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