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17 Insincere Traits From People Who Claim To Be Sincere


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If the world could strive for one quality and one quality only, I choose SINCERITY. Imagine a world where you didn't have to guess at the motive behind the offer, or people did what they said they were going to do. If that were the case our energies would be devoted to the 'task at hand,' clearly paving the way for superior results. Okay, I was dreaming for just a moment. When you understand the motives behind those people who are most insincere, you'll be leaps and bounds ahead of the volumes of people who become victims.

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17 Insincere Traits From People Who Claim To Be Sincere

  1. 1. Brink Thinking®Educational SlideShare Series © 2013 Malcolm Out Loud, LLC,All Rights Reserved 17Insincere Traits From People Who Claim To Be Sincere 1
  2. 2. 1 People who are there for all the FREE stuff, yet never return the favor - they want to, they're going to… someday 2
  3. 3. 2 Someone who keeps canceling last minute with the wildest excuses i.e. the car blew up, the dog has a fever, an aunt from India just arrived 3
  4. 4. 3 The guy who says he is going to do you a big favor and then proceeds to remind you on occasion that he doesn't have to do it but he wants to 4
  5. 5. 4 The person who needs you to do something for them for FREE and they'll pay you when their ship comes in or they win the lottery 5
  6. 6. 5 The guy who has a product the world can't live without and you'll get paid back when the big money comes in 6
  7. 7. 6They seem sincere, you go out on a limb and do the favor understanding that they have investors who are dropping a wad of cash - you wait for what seems forever - it never comes 7
  8. 8. 7 People who say 'To tell you the truth' repeatedly as if they're lying the rest of the time and now they need to point out that this time it’s the real truth 8
  9. 9. “Sincerity is the fulfillment of our own nature, and to arrive at it we need only follow our own true Self. Sincerity is the beginning and end of existence; without it, nothing can endure. Therefore the mature person values sincerity above all things.” ― Tzu-ssu 9
  10. 10. 8 Those who have an excuse for everything. It's never their fault - the rest of the world keeps getting in their way 10
  11. 11. 9 The guy who wants to do great things with you when you call him, but don't count on him calling you 11
  12. 12. 10 People who always let your calls go to voicemail, they're always too busy but they expect you to answer their calls 12
  13. 13. 11 The guy or gal who delivers their bad news in a text. They don't want to call you because they can't live up to the truth 13
  14. 14. 12Those people who rely strictly on email to communicate with you. They don't want eye to eye contact, they prefer not to be exposed 14
  15. 15. 13People who seem uncomfortable with looking into your eyes, they fidget with anything in sight to avoid a direct and truthful conversation 15
  16. 16. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ― John F. Kennedy 16
  17. 17. 14 People who screw up and don't apologize. They know you know, but they don't want to fess up! They see it as a weakness, not a strength 17
  18. 18. 15Someone that is too busy is someone who is not interested. We all make time for the things that are important to us 18
  19. 19. 16The lady who cancels a meeting, and another, and another, always with good excuses - is probably not worth your time anyway 19
  20. 20. 17 The person who calls you only when they need something. They start by catching up as if they really care and then…. boom 20
  21. 21. “Sincerity - if you can fake that, you've got it made.” ― George Burns “Don't claim you're sincere, just be it.” ― Eva Heller “Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.” ― Charles Spurgeon 21
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  23. 23. Brink Thinking is centered around making the irrational rational. Many of the best inventions and ideas that have impacted society today seemed irrational until a Brink Thinker thought beyond the absurd. Imagination helps provide meaning to experience and understanding to knowledge; it is a fundamental faculty through which people make sense of the world. Society benefits when imagination and absurdity collide. © 2013 Malcolm Out Loud, LLC, All Rights Reserved Resources to Improve Life, Society, Career & Relationships. Best Practices, Tips, Inspirational Interviews & Articles. 23