What It Really Means To Be “Cool”

How do you score on these eight attributes?

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Cool people always play the part, even during the humdrum, day-to-day routine aspects of life.

So, what is coolness?

Coolness is one of those things that’s hard to describe, but you know it when you see it. It’s the sum total of everything a person does boiled down into a gut feeling.

1) Status

Status always fluctuates. We gain or lose status based on our decisions, actions, and inactions — and those of our peers too.

2) Likability

3) Mastery

4) Leadership

5) Gallantry — they look out for others

6) Poise

7) Self-confidence

8) Generosity

Can you learn to be cool?

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