You’re Only As Smart As You Appear

How To Seem Smarter:

The goal behind this painless four-step plan is to seem smarter without having to read any books, listen to classical music, or depend on crutches like word-of-the-day toilet paper. By making a few minor modifications to your behavior, you will give the impression to those around you that you are smarter–not only smarter than you were before, but, more importantly, smarter than they are.

Their four suggestions:

  1. Say Less
  2. Active Listening
  3. Deflect Literary Questions
  4. Sports as Metaphor

One Reply to “You’re Only As Smart As You Appear”

  1. There are other things as well, such as blinking less and maintaining eye contact during an argument. Even if you’re wrong, if the other person looks away, you’re right.

    Being smart also helps.

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