Most intimidating things to say

I own my weaknesses as well as my successes, since they’re all part of who I am, but while some men feel my confidence and openness make me approachable, and even inspirational, a great number of men tell me that I’m ... One guy even went so far as to advise me on how to tone down my confidence so that men might find me more desirable in the future.When I look at it from the man’s point of view, I understand how hard it is to put yourself out there.Creative users are often more closely associated with Apple’s Macs, while the PC has traditionally been thought of as a productivity machine.(Those “I’m a Mac, I’m a PC” commercials may be from Apple's perspective, but they had some truth to them.) But Microsoft has recently been courting artists, architects, musicians, gamers and designers with its latest software and hardware — including its 28-inch touch screen Surface Studio PC, which the company said Wednesday it will sell in three additional markets this April, including China.It also adds support for virtual-reality and mixed-reality headsets.Although both features seem pretty far out of the mainstream, it’s all part of an attempt to cement Windows 10 as a platform for creation as it looks introduce technology that it thinks will one day be on everyone's devices.For example, Medhi said, parents may take a photo to remember a sand castle they build with their kids on vacation.

Being self-employed as a Certified Professional Life Coach, I’ve done more than my fair share of networking, public speaking and teaching.

Panos Panay, corporate vice president for Surface Computing, holds the new Microsoft Surface Studio computer at a live event in the Manhattan borough of New York on Oct. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) The new Windows update underscores this push.

“The Creators Update is borne out of the idea that we want to empower the ability to create in all of us,” said Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft’s corporate vice president for devices and services.

She hesitated but admitted that I could be because I dress well, always look neat and am organized and ambitious.

I understand that to a certain extent, but am frustrated because I always try to smile and be friendly to people.