If there’s anything we like to do as humans, it’s show off.
Cars, clothes, fancy job titles, luxury items, living situations…you name it. We want to flaunt it if we’ve got it. Why is this?
It’s because we as human beings (like most other social animals) are primed towards status and status-seeking behaviors.
In fact, this priming is a large source of motivation for young people, especially men.
If you want to take advantage of this motivation, you need to understand how status works.
This article is going to be a brief overview of how you can increase your social status, why it’s incredibly important, and things that can hurt or distort your view of yourself, preventing you truly making progress.
Status is a very complex topic, but I’ll try my best to scratch the surface.