Vulnerability can be beautiful – but it’s not enough. If vulnerability is the only thing you have, you will come across as a victim or a loser. If you’re not vulnerable, you will come across as a smartass or a wannabe. Complementing vulnerability with bringing something else to the table, strikes the perfect balance: You’re awesome (since you’re contributing) and you’re relatable (since you’re vulnerable).

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Please… stop writing about how “vulnerable” you are (article) by Ramit Sethi
The Power of Vulnerability (Puzzle.blog)