When I do my branding seminars I have one slide that leaves the room silent. It's a picture of an over-bearing man with a bored looking woman. A title over the top says: Are you a bad date? I usually invite the audience to raise their hands in concurrence, and a couple of mitts timidly reach for the tile ceiling. Thank you for admitting this! I go on to explain the following. A bad date shows up cocky and then proceeds to talk about themselves incessantly, in glowing terms, "