Maybe when you were a kid, you thought all you needed to do to impress women was to be a star quarterback or to play guitar in the band. Perhaps as a young adult, you believed that to arouse the ladies, you needed a fancy car or a corner office. Now that you’re fully grown – let’s hope — you realize that the women you want to attract aren’t impressed by bulging muscles, the letters after your name, what you own or how much money you make, but by the quality of your person. A woman of distinction isn’t solely concerned with your achievements; she’s carefully observing how you carry yourself in the world. With this in mind, here are 15 tips to becoming a more well-rounded human being, and impressing everyone — men and women alike.
Racism, sexism, misogyny, homophobia, xenophobia, intersectionality: the buzzwords of the times all revolve around basic human rights and the struggle to extend them to marginalized groups. Educate yourself, broaden your perspective, and you’ll demonstrate a deep understanding of today’s world, and your place in it.
Mark Twain is famed for having noted the value of travel in building a wholesome, charitable worldview. Don’t just leave your block or even the country. Get off the resort and go experience how people who don’t look like you live. Few things are sexier than a well-worn passport.
Nothing is worldlier than being multilingual. As long as you’re visiting exotic places, learn to speak with people in their native tongue. When you get home, slip in a foreign word or phrase now and then, and you’ll add a dash of Je ne sais quois to your aura.