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  • Social Pressure

    Quick Definition: The pressure one feels to behave in a certain way based on society and other people’s expectations. Full Definition: Being able to take, manage, and redirect social pressure is the key to becoming a master of social dynamics. In many ways, becoming a pickup artist is about not conforming to the expectations and limiting beliefs of society, but rather acting in a way that is most conducive to seducing women. Whenever…

    Social Narrative

    …. America is used to being number 1. Conversely, the social narrative in Brazil and other South American countries is to enjoy life to the fullest, and have love for your family. These values are prized and there is constant social pressure to conform to the narrative. While at Google, I remember listening to Eric Schmit say, “the media always has a narrative, or a story they sell. Right now, it’s that Google is Evil, and that…

    Social Butterfly

    …terflies. The essential similarity between butterflies is their ease at flying from one social tree to another with seeming ease. Social butterflies read body language cues well, and open well. They are quick to calibrate on social pressure and move on quickly from groups that do not warm up, knowing that this is all a numbers game and that everyone can have a bad day. Urban Dictionary defines social butterfly as: social butterfly 854 up, 165…

    Social Ecosystem

    social ecosystem, and simply move to a new city. A healthier ecosystem that enhances your natural affinity and charisma, instead of fighting against it. Owen Cook talks about the ecosystem of positive emotions: Usage: You need to have a personal social ecosystem in order to be truly happy in a new city. Related Terms: Social Circle, Social Circle Game, Social Hierarchy, Social Cues, Social Conditioning, Core Values, Core Confidence, Identity…

    Social Norms

    …ocial norms to their will. This usually comes from a place of belief combined with power to execute. An example can be seen here in the movie Mean Girls, written by Tina Fey. The film takes a comical view of the social norms that influence most American high schools: Usage: In order to change the social norms you must first establish a base within that social circle. Related Terms: Social Pressure, Social Value, Social Circle, Social Trees,…

    Social Proof

    …g perceived value of any particular person within a social setting, usually through explicit or implicit DHVs. Full Definition: Social proof is great for building attraction, value, and lowering bitch shields at any venue or social gathering. Short term social proof refers to the events that happen as soon as a PUA is in a venue (or as Mystery likes to say, “when you are on stage”), and each consecutive event that gives evidence of his higher…

    Social Context

    …d in Mean Girls: Usage: Always be aware of the social context in a new environment Further Reading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_environment http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080531110844AAhSBmo Related Terms: High Value, Lifestyle, Value, Social Value, Social Hierarchy, Alpha Male, Host, Social Cues, Social Context, Culture Shock, Social Pressure, Social Circle…


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