You may not be as smart as you think you are.
You’re more of a talker than a listener
And that’s putting it nicely.
You like the sound of your own voice, with or without you knowing it. People don’t come to you to talk about their problems or even celebrate their successes because you always end up talking about your own problems and successes.
If this sounds like you, consciously decide to listen and focus on the what the person is saying the next time you’re in a conversation with someone. Don’t try to upstage them, just listen.
You show off only the good stuff and make some up
You hide your true personality. You fake it. Big time. While it’s good to always be at your best when meeting important people, you take it to a whole other level: You lie so that people have a better impression of you.
Smart people value truth and know better than to hide for the sake of looking good. Showing only your good side and adding some special effects will tire you in the long run.
for the sake of 為了
Carol managed a few proper snivels for the sake of appearance.
He had married her principally for the sake of her father's property.
She called on us merely for the sake of courtesy.