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My Festivus Grievances About Online Comments and Self-Promotion

Adam Grant | Posted 02.23.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

Studies show that the more you toot your own horn, the more negatively you're evaluated: Self-promoters are not only less liked, but also earn lower salaries and fewer promotions. Bragging about yourself violates norms of modesty and politeness -- and if you were really competent, your work would speak for itself.

How the Humblebrag Is Changing the World

Amy Schoenberger | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Amy Schoenberger

My friend commented, "I'm so sick of people bragging about how charitable they are." So what if they brag? Good for them -- as long as it translates to dollars spent on worthy causes. We brag about everything else we do, so why not add charitable giving to that list?

WATCH: 'Parks & Rec' Cast Humblebrags

Posted 09.25.2012 | Comedy

"Parks And Recreation" writer Harris Wittels is the creator of Humblebrag, the latest Twitter account to be turned into a book for some reason. So wha...

Meryl's Humblebrag: A Teachable Moment For Moms

Liz Kozak | Posted 04.27.2012 | Parents
Liz Kozak

It's high time moms stop hiding behind the #humblebrags and just step up and let the world know that they're damn proud of themselves. I'd much rather cheer you on than roll my eyes. What are you not sorry to #mombrag about?


Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 04.15.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Today, with Facebook and Twitter feeds across America lighting up with images of candy, roses and slightly creepy teddy bears, Valentine's Day has never been harder to avoid.