Nearly Every LinkedIn Profile Says The Same Unremarkable Thing: I’m So Smart. I’m So Smart. I’m So Smart.

Dear Son, the only way to stand out in a sea of unremarkable sameness, is to study what makes it unremarkable and then experiment with the opposite. Pretty basic.

Your Dad spent an entire afternoon reading LinkedIn profiles, discovering a blinding flash of the obvious: All the profiles, with rare exceptions, say the same boring thing, “I’m so smart. I’m so smart. I’m so smart”.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.


  1. All three. It made me think you’re pretty smart. It made me smile knowing I’m pretty smart. Okay. . . . maybe not that.

    But it did make me grateful to know you’re out there reminding us to be our best every day! 🙂

  2. David, I’m classically trained to think differently (WWWD). That’s all. Just an observer, thinker, and wanna-be doer.

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