LifeHacker had a great article today that many people would probably love to learn and then hope directly in the time machine.
Why are some people effortlessly popular and well liked? By contrast, other people, no matter how hard they try, never seem to be able to gain the same trust and respect. Even if we may not like to admit it, most people secretly crave the respect and admiration of other people.
The first rule is “Don’t Try to Be Popular”.
I think many people confuse fame with popularity. People might know of you and loathe you. This article describes how to be a person people actually like. In the process I think it describes being a person who is authentic, caring, funny and humble. Sounds like someone I would like to spend time with.