You have got to admire some people for their balls. The sheer size of ‘em.
My observation through the social media lense is that Twitter appears to be breeding a small army of people whose public declaration of their own brilliance fills their timeline, clogs up my feed and makes me rant.
Of course, I unfollow, but not before my goat has been had.
I am all about confidence, and all for supporting other entrepreneurs who make their way in this arrid self employed landscape. I think the minor point that gets my preverbial is that the skills being tooted on the trumpet of self proclamation just aren’t in evidence at all…yet people seem to be biting.
Either standards have changed and work that is below par is now acceptable, or we really are influenced by what people say of themselves. I tweet, therefore I am. That kind of thing.
Are we really that easily led that by saying ”I am a great designer/writer/dancer/*insert random here* we can be accepted as such? Is it true that being so confident and overt makes people believe us?
Other Twitter-induced rage includes smug lifestyle tweets, anything using the word “nom” and public displays of ignorance (PDI).
If you have had twitter rage recently I would love to know.
Even if it’s me