Peer Pressure Is Still Prevalent Today | Forbes

With observing different parenting styles, establishing friend group dynamics, or first impressions: Peer Pressure still has a direct affect on how we live our lives. Who and what are the determining factors of Societal Norms/Trends? And how would one feel comfortable enough to be themselves while developing independent thinking strategies?

Syed Ali, author and professor of sociology, joins Ali Jackson-Jolley on “Forbes Talks” to discuss the societal impact of peer influence.

0:00 Introduction
1:25 How Does Peer Pressure Reflect In Leadership?
3:05 Work Culture And Peer Effect
6:09 The Pure Effect
8:56 Professionals In Diverse Backgrounds Dealing with Peer Pressure
9:42 Male Dominated Work Culture
10:45 How The Government Views Diversity In Social Settings/Pressure
14:28 They Way We Process Information
16:38 How To Create Healthy Workplace Boundaries Surrounding Diversity
17:22 How To Invest In Diversity

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