5 Things Socially Intelligent People Consistently Do

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5 Things Socially Intelligent People Consistently Do
The future is kind "Being good with people is an art, and the person who provides it, is an artist." - Seth Godin I can't remember one time, growing up, where I felt confident around other people.


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Seth Godin

“Being good with people is an art, and the person who provides it, is an artist.”

Seth Godin


Julien Smith

“There will always be someone smarter than you. There will always be someone faster than you. There will always be someone stronger than you. That means that your only real job is to be the best...

Julien Smith


Acknowledge the people

Socially intelligent people acknowledge absolutely everyone and show respect: the person holding the door, someone sharing the elevator, or the person serving them coffee.

Put dow...


Listen more than you speak

Socially intelligent people give the person they are speaking with their full presence.

The fastest way for people to like you is by showing them that you like them. Ask questions and ...


Share your network

Socially intelligent people understand that the best problem-solver is a strong network.

And the best way to build their strong network is by helping others to grow theirs.


Learn from every interaction

Nothing creates more opportunities than adopting the mindset of a student. 

Socially intelligent people enjoy learning about the perspectives, thoughts, and feelings of the people...


Give for the sake of giving

Don't sit around prior to doing something nice for someone thinking about whether the favor will be returned.

You may find that by helping people to move their own needle, yours move...


John Maxwell

“Keeping score is for games, not friendships.”

John Maxwell



Ask Questions

The biggest mistake people make when it comes to listening is they're so focused on what they're going to say next that they fail to hear what's being said.
Avoid this by asking questions. People l...

Put Away Your Phone

When you commit to a conversation, focus all of your energy on the conversation. Nothing will turn someone off to you like a glance at your phone.

They Are Genuine

People gravitate toward those who are genuine because they know they can trust them.

By concentrating on what drives you and makes you happy as an individual, you become a much more interesting person.

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Stephen King
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”

Stephen King

Don't just wait around

You must challenge yourself to take action sooner rather than later.

Planning and strategizing are important parts of the beginning of a new project, but be careful not to lose yourself indefinitely in these steps.

Don't play the blame game

Blame is nothing but an easy way out of taking responsibility for your own outcomes. It’s a lot easier to point a finger at someone or something else instead of looking within yourself. 

Blame is not constructive; it does not help you or anyone else.

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Making A Crisis Out Of Everything

Making A Crisis Out Of Everything

Our diminishing resilience and decreasing psychological threshold of handling pain and struggle is, in turn, making everything look like a crisis.

We are making a catastrophe out of eve...

Psychological Resilience

Psychological resilience is not about fake positivity and takes its power from our negative feelings. It makes our anger, sadness, failure and self-loathing into something useful and productive.

When we become sufficiently resilient, we are unstoppable and limitless.

Care For Someone Else

Our focus on the self has made us fearful and overwhelmed, especially in times of crisis. Part of our anxiety is the constant focus on oneself. Even if we do focus on others, it is only to judge them about how they feel about us, and what they think about us.

If instead of our inner selfishness, we find a greater cause to endure the crisis or risk, some deeper purpose or mission that eclipses our ego, then the crisis is taken care of.

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