01 November 2012

Accurate Reputations

What does it mean to have a reputation?  Are you a reputable person?  Do you have a reputation to protect at all costs or a reputation you wish to hide from someone?  Who owns your reputation?  Has your reputation changed over time?

Reputations of people and places

Reputations are difficult to protect.  How something or someone is perceived by others is a social and cultural phenomenon.  How do you perceive the reputation of the person you conversed with most recently?  Do you ever ask people what they think of your reputation?