How do you handle a bragger?

If there is one type of attribute I despise in a person it is a lack of humility.

But it is inevitable in life that we will encounter braggers on a regular basis.

The best approach for these people – absolutely nothing.

I came to this conclusion, because the reason a person may brag is that they are insecure and seeking validation.  By not reacting you starve them of this.  But there is temptation to take another approach.  Here, I explain why you shouldn’t:

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Show em’ what you got

There is a reason they say actions speak louder than words.

 

And that is because people despise people who talk about what they want to do or what they have done in the past.  That is no good for other people – it may be a combination of envy or just that it is blantant bragging but talking doesn’t produce the results, action do.

So don’t tell them what you can do – show them!

But how do we show off to people what we can do without coming across as a child wanting validation?

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Actions Speak Louder than Words

There are a lot of sayings out there.  A lot of them bullshit, but:

“Actions Speak Louder than Words”

actions

Is the real deal.

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