So, tell me about yourself”

This is arguably one of the most frequently asked questions. Whether you’re in a job interview, on a date, or part of a social gathering, you can be sure you’ll hear this inquiry in some version or another. Most people will respond to it by naming their few key roles.

In most social contexts, a short and straightforward disclosure of our identity is not only efficient, but it’s appropriate. It’s only in our intimate relationships that we must be more discerning in how we answer that question. Are we allowing the labels that society has slapped on us to define us?  

In this podcast episode, I elaborate on the reasons why you should be careful of how you label yourselves and others and how to shield yourself from the negative effects. You’ll realize that you are the master artist of your life, fully capable of crafting a self-concept that’s self-supporting and meaningful.

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